Police Stop on I-84 Results in Drug Charges

State troopers observed a driver smoking a marijuana bowl while driving on I-84, according to police.

Police charged Maryland resident Andrew Izzo with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of less than four ounces of marijuana after he was observed driving on I-84 Westbound while smoking a "bowl," according to police reports.

Police said that Izzo, 19 and listed as living at 1754 Park Ave. in Baltimore, was clocked traveling at 90 mph on the highway late Monday night. State police pulled him over near exit 69 in Tolland and noticed a "strong odor" of marijuana coming from the car, according to the release.

A search of the car turned up two zip-lock bags containing 1.30 ounces of marijuana, police said.

Izzo is facing charges of reckless operation of a motor vehicle, possession of less than four ounces of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and minor in possession of alcohol, police said.

Two male passengers in the car were also found to have small amounts of marijuana and drug paraphernalia and were issued infractions, according to police.

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