Ordinance Violation - Possession of drug paraphernalia

On Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 0126 hours Officers responded to the 100 block of Fox Run Court, Lancaster for a reported domestic incident.  While Officer Andrew Long was investigating the incident, the male who he identified as Jesse Martinez, 23, Lancaster, asked to smoke a cigarette.  The Officer saw that Martinez had his hands in his pockets and requested him to remove them for his safety.  When Martinez removed his hands the Officer patted him down for his safety.  The Officer felt a hard object and asked what it was.  Martinez pulled out a glass pipe that had burnt and raw marijuana in it.  Based on the Officer's investigation, he filed a non-traffic citation for violating Manor Township's Ordinance which prohibits him from possessing drug paraphernalia.  This citation was filed at MDJ Keller's office.