SPARTA, NJ – A Bayonne woman is facing drug charges after being stopped for an improper lane change.  On June 12 around 10 a.m. Officer Taylor May pulled over Amirah Hafez, 23 on Pinecone Lane after she exited Route 15 onto Woodport Road, police said.

When May spoke with Hafez he smelled pot in the car.  When asked about the smell, Hafez admitted to having marijuana and gave a bag of marijuana to May, police said.

Hafez was taken into custody and brought to Sparta Police Department Headquarters for processing.  She was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle and unsafe lane change.  She was given a court date and released.