PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Patrol Officer J. Garza observed a 2004 Ford F150 pickup truck make an illegal U-turn at the intersection of Campus Drive and Dryden Way, at 12:59 p.m. on Saturday, July 8 and he conducted a motor vehicle stop on it.
As he approached the vehicle he smelled the odor of raw marijuana emanating from the vehicle.
After a brief investigation the passenger, Rocio Bueno-Ocotoxtle, 30, Lakewood, was placed under arrest for Possession of Marijuana and transported to Parsippany Police Headquarters.
Ms. Bueno-Ocotoxtle was processed and charged with Possession of Marijuana under 50 Grams a Disorderly Persons Offense.
She was released on her own recognizance pending her court appearance.
Editors Note: A criminal complaint is merely an accusation. Despite this accusation, the defendant is presumed innocent until he or she is proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.