PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Patrol Officer J. Seeger observed a 2005 Chevrolet Malibu travelling below the posted speed limit and fail to maintain its lane at 10:36 p.m. on November 17. He conducted a motor vehicle stop at Route 46 and Edwards Road, and as he approached the vehicle, he detected the distinct odor of burnt marijuana emanating from it.
Patrol Officers E. Elston and C. DeLoatch arrived on scene to assist.
Officer Seeger made contact with the driver, Tiffany Brydie, 25, Newark, and the passenger, Omar Price, 32, Newark.
After a brief investigation Ms. Brydie and Mr. Price were both placed under arrest and transported to police headquarters for processing.
While there, Omar Price was charged with Under the Influence of CDS, Disorderly Persons Offense. Tiffany Brydie was charged with Possession of Less than 50 grams of Marijuana, Disorderly Persons Offense; Under the Influence of CDS, Disorderly Persons Offense; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Disorderly Persons Offense; Failure to Maintain Lane (Traffic Offense); Failure to keep Right (Traffic Offense) and Possession of CDS in a Motor Vehicle (Traffic Offense).
They were both released on their own recognizance pending their court dates.
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.