Idling Vehicle resulted in CDS arrest of Driver

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills  Police Patrol Officer Taylor observed a 2016 Nissan Altima idling with its headlights turned on in the parking lot of 838 Route 46, on Friday, March 8 at 11:40 p.m.

When he passed the area again approximately 30 minutes later, he observed the same vehicle still idling with its headlights on.

He pulled into the parking lot and as he approached the vehicle on foot, he detected the odor of burnt marijuana in the area. He made contact with the driver, Mr. Dion Slack, 34, Parsippany.

After a brief investigation, Mr. Slack was placed under arrest for possession of suspected marijuana and transported to Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Headquarters and charged with possession of less than 50 Grams of Marijuana, a Disorderly Persons Offense.

He was released on his own recognizance pending his court date.