On Thursday, February 22, 2018, at 1:34 AM, an officer from the West Hempfield Township Police Department conducted a vehicle stop after observing a black Dodge Durango traveling west on Columbia Avenue with an expired vehicle registration.
The officer learned that the driver, 26 year old, Daniel Angel Perez, of 579 Cherry Street, Columbia, PA 17512, did not have a current PA driver's license. During the stop the defendant admitted to the officer that he had smoked marijuana and that there was a small amount of marijuana inside the vehicle. The officer did find a small amount of marijuana in the vehicle.
Perez was placed into custody without incident, processed at the West Hempfield Township Police Department, then released.
On Thursday, February 22, 2018, Perez the West Hempfield Township Police Department filed the following charges against Perez at MDJ Miles Bixler's Office: One count of Possession of marijuana, Section 780-113, a, 31, i, (M); One count of Driving while operating privilege is suspended or revoked, Section 1543 a, (S); and One count of Registration and certificate of title required, Section 1301 a, (S).
All individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.