Reckless Scooter Operator Arrested, Marijuana Recovered

46pct marijuana arrest pic

Officers from the 46 Precinct in the Bronx arrested a man and recovered a large amount of marijuana in the afternoon of October 3.  Sergeant Barbato and Police Officers Chalen and Valdrin observed a man on a motorized scooter weaving in and out of traffic at Walton Avenue and East 184 Street. As the officers attempted to stop the suspect, he fled on foot into a residential building located on Walton Avenue. The 55-year-old man was subsequently apprehended and was found to be in possession of several small bags of marijuana. Further investigation and a search of the suspect’s scooter revealed a large plastic bag attached to the handlebars containing numerous large zip lock bags of marijuana.

Charges:

  • Criminal Possession of Marijuana
  • Reckless Endangerment