SPARTA, NJ – A Staten Island man was stopped for a broken headlight on September 8 around 10:30 p.m.  Officer Jonathan Poon pulled over Jonathan O’Brien, 21 in a black Jeep, police said.

When Poon spoke with O’Brien, the officer smelled

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A search of the car turned up  a rubber bong and metal grinder that contained marijuana. O’Brien was transported to Sparta Police Department Headquarters for processing, police said.

O’Brien was charged with maintenance of lamps, controlled dangerous substances in a motor vehicle, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.  He was released with a court appearance. Get your local news delivered to your inbox for FREE each day.  

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