Warrant leads to arrest for marijuana

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Patrol Officer Gregory Lowe conducted a motor vehicle stop on a 2005 Hyundai Elantra after conducting a random plate inquiry which revealed that the registered owner had an active warrant from the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.

Officers made contact with the driver, Paul Dennis, 58, Old Bridge, and placed him under arrest. This arrest occurred on Saturday, January 27 7:13 a.m. on New Road and Old Bloomfield Avenue.

He was also found to be in possession of two marijuana cigarettes. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. He was charged with Possession of less than 50 Grams of Marijuana and Obstructed View (Traffic Offense).

He was released on his own recognizance on the Parsippany charge and turned over the custody of the Middlesex County Sheriff’s Office.