Queens Traffic Stop Leads To Massive Marijuana Haul

NEW YORK (AP/1010 WINS) — New York City police officers who went after a red light-running driver found more than 500 pounds of marijuana in the man’s car.

The man — identified as 30-year-old Clement Hunter — went through the red light around 4 a.m. Sunday at Farmer and Merrick Blvds. in Queens. Officers attempted to pull him over but he kept going, stopping in a dead-end street.

Police took him into custody and found the drugs in the car. The man was charged with criminal possession of marijuana in addition to reckless endangerment, fleeing an officer and other charges.

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  • Tree Expert

    Damn, Law Enforcements got it all wrong. It was a Christmas Tree that unfortunately was too large for the car so as a result it had to be modified.

    Damn…There blows my Christmas celebration !!!!!!!!

  • Eunice Goldfarb

    Golly gee willikers, is this gonna send the prices skyrocketing again?

    My grandson will use this as an excuse to raise his prices again!

  • John ash

    Excellent. Perhaps he has the ability to manage the school board with such a stellar accomplishment as this!

  • farrodread

    This is one dumb dude!!! At 4:00 a.m …..just the right place to be nagged for a red light,then some.All lights out for you Mr Hunter.Only lights you will see for another 25yrs is the one leading to your jail cell!!!

    • tito

      I’m always a bit suspicious of this sort of story from the police. It sounds like a reason given to establish probable cause to search the vehicle.

  • exuberance

    only an afroamerican could be that dumb…

  • aldous huxley

    Clement … you are one dumb MF. <== Darwin Award Nominee <==

    500 lbs of pot and you run a red light. You run a red light!

    Officers, please give Clement his belt back … he must do the honorable thing.

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