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Tinted Windows, Pot Smell Lead to Cocaine Bust on 95

Tinted Windows, Pot Smell Lead to Cocaine Bust on 95

State police patrolling northbound I-95 in Mamaroneck on Feb. 27 pulled over a gray Nissan Maxima for illegally tinted windows. 

The troopers interviewing the driver—the only occupant of the car—smelled marijuana. 

They took him into custody when they found a brick of cocaine weighing nearly 2.5 pounds inside the car. They also found a partially-burnt joint and a scale. 

Perry J. Lopez, 24, of New Haven CT, is charged with: 

  • Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 1st Degree, Class A Felony 
  • Criminal Possession of a Narcotic Drug with Intent to Sell, Class B Felony 
  • Criminal Use of Drug Paraphernalia in the 2nd Degree, Class A Misdemeanor 
  • Unlawful Possession of Marijuana
  • Lopez was sent to the Westchester County Jail without bail pending further court proceedings, police said.


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