PARSIPPANY — While patrolling Route 46 at 9:49 p.m. on Thursday, July 13, Patrol Officer C. Dottino observed a 2005 Chevrolet Impala traveling east with nonfunctioning rear lights.
A motor vehicle stop was conducted and the plate was checked, at which time he found the registered owner’s license was suspended. Upon making contact with the driver, Elwiser White, 54, Passaic, Officer Dottino requested her documents.
While she was retrieving the documents, Officer Dottino observed a small bag of marijuana in the vehicle.
After a brief investigation Mrs. White was placed under arrest for Possession of Marijuana and transported to Police Headquarters.
While there, she was charged with the following: Possession of Under 50 Grams of Marijuana, a Disorderly Persons Offense; Failure to Maintenance of Lamps; Driving While Suspended and Possession of CDS in a Motor Vehicle
She was released on her own recognizance pending her court date.
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.