NORTHPORT, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a woman arriving at a Long
Island court to answer a marijuana possession summons was smoking pot
when she parked her vehicle in the local police chief's spot.
reports that the 26-year-old woman had been ticketed in May for
unlawful possession of marijuana. Police say she was arriving for her
court appearance in Northport on Monday night when she cut off an
unmarked police car in the parking lot while talking on her cellphone.
say she then pulled into the parking spot clearly marked as reserved
for the village's police chief, Bill Ricca. He says when the officers
asked the woman to roll down her window, pot smoke billowed out.
issued the woman another appearance ticket for unlawful possession of
marijuana. She was also ticketed for using her cellphone while driving.
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