On Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 1817 hrs; An officer was assigned to a traffic detail funded by PA Buckle Up Grant and was conducting his check along Columbia Ave at Laurel Run Road when he observed a vehicle traveling past this location with an equipment violation. The vehicle was stopped and the operator was identified as Austin Michael Edye (20) of Marietta, PA.
During the stop, the officer detected an odor of marijuana coming from within the vehicle. The officer was told by Edye that there was marijuana in the center console of the vehicle.
The officer located the marijuana and drug paraphernalia in the vehicle and subsequently took Edye into custody and transported him to the police station for further processing.
Edye is being sent a summons for Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and the equipment violation.
Edye is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a Court of Law.