U.S. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) on Tuesday pressed the NYPD to reduce low-level marijuana arrests, after new numbers suggested only modest change so far under Mayor de Blasio’s administration.
A northern New Jersey man faces numerous charges after a stolen minivan was allegedly set on fire.
According to prosecutors, 19-year old Joseph Beer is accused of driving high on marijuana while going at least 110 mph on the Southern State Parkway before losing control and crashing into trees near Exit 17 on October 8, 2012.
Parents packed an Allendale, N.J. auditorium to hear an eye-opening warning from a former drug enforcement agent about heroin, prescription drugs, and their children.
The Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office has sent the NYPD a policy proposal that says the office will stop prosecuting people arrested on charges of possessing small amounts of marijuana.
Crack open a cold one, but don’t even think about lighting up that doobie at the Rockies’ home ballpark.
The owners of the Snowdonia Pub in Queens have offered an alternative menu for April 20, which appears to have been designed with a certain population in mind.
Jimmy Henry, 29, of Freeport was caught selling marijuana to a woman in the parking lot of the Merrick Post Office on Wednesday evening, police said.
There is a proposal in the state legislature that would legalize pot and use the revenues for road repairs. Recreational marijuana was legalized by voters in Colorado and Washington state.
Jon-Henry Barr, head of the Municipal Prosecutors Association, said prosecutors could be focusing on more pressing problems.
State Sen. Nicholas Scutari wants to legalize marijuana, tax it and use the revenue to pay to fix the state’s roads and bridges.
A lawmaker from Union County, N.J., is expected to introduce legislation next week that would legalize and tax marijuana.
Police confiscated a stash of drugs, guns and cash in a bust this week in Sunnyside, Queens.
According to authorities, Darius Ghahary was selling heroin, oxycodone, marijuana and MDMA – better known as Molly or ecstasy – out of his rented Upper Saddle River home.
Astorino, 46, said he smoked pot when he was a college student, but noted he graduated nearly 25 years ago. He added he is against legalizing pot for recreational use.