Police doing a traffic stop on a vehicle on West Airy Street in Norristown found jars of what a test determined to be marijuana, say police.
On Oct. 7 at about 11 p.m. Norristown police saw a Lexus moving quickly on East Airy Street, by Green Street, say police. Police did a traffic stop on the vehicle at Stanbridge Street and West Airy Street, and when approaching the vehicle there was the smell of “freshly burnt marijuana,” according to a Norristown police report.
Police reported that the driver, Brandon Charles Jackson, had the kind of glassy eyes that are an effect of smoking marijuana, say police. He told police that he had smoked marijuana beforehand, and said that there was none in the vehicle, say police. Jackson came out of the car and police searched the area of the driver’s seat, finding three small jars that contained a substance that police thought could be marijuana, according to the report.
The substances were taken an evidence, and a NIK drug test indicated that the substances were marijuana, according to the report. Police determined that Jackson would be summoned on the charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and careless driving, say police.