Drug charges filed
Posted: Tuesday, September 18, 2012 3:16 pm
The Messenger, September 17, 2012
Union City police responding to a call of a “strange smell” ended up citing a Union City man for drug possession.
The officers received a call of a strange smell in the 300 block of West Gibbs Street. An investigating officer stated in the report that he observed three individuals sitting on the back porch of 309 West Gibbs St. and stopped to ask if they had observed anything. The report states as the investigator stood in the doorway, he could detect a strong odor of burning marijuana.
During a pat-down, a small amount of marijuana was allegedly found in the pocket of Orin John Burnes, 21, of 819 North Home St., Union City. He was issued a citation for possession of marijuana, according to a police report.