Ordinance Violation - Possession of drug paraphernalia

On Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 1755 hours Officer Andrew Long received a report of a drug violation in progress in the 100 block of Linville Drive, Mountville.  Upon the Officer's arrival, he found Carmen Soto, 22, and Zoraida Soto, 23, both of Mountville seated in a vehicle.  The Officer could smell marijuana coming from the vehicle when he approached it.  The Officer conducted a search of the vehicle and found drug paraphernalia to include a marijuana grinder, a glass jar containing suspected marijuana residue, and a suspected marijuana roach.  Based on the Officer's investigation, he filed two non-traffic citations.  Both citations were for Manor Township's Ordinance which prohibits the possession of drug paraphernalia.  These citations will be filed at MDJ Keller's office against both Carmen and Zoraida for possessing drug paraphernalia in violation of Manor Township's Ordinance.