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Cops: LV Teen Caught With Pot For Third Time

The following information was released by the Washington Township Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

Two Long Valley teens were arrested and charged with possession of marijuana on Wednesday, and for one, this was the third time in less than three months he was charged with such a crime, according to Lt. Doug Compton.

Shikhar Mishra, 19, was stopped by officer Michael Thompson on Bartley Road for improperly passing another vehicle, Compton said. When Thompson spoke with Mishra, he smelled the odor of raw marijuana coming from the car, Compton said.

Thompson’s ensuing investigation revealed two zip-lock bags of marijuana, Compton said.

Mishra and his passenger, Mark Charles, 19, were arrested and taken to police headquarters.

Mishra was charged with drug possession on

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This time around, Mishra was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia along with a motor vehicle complaint for failure to keep right and possession of controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle. Charles was also charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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Jack Reacher June 14, 2012 at 08:02 PM
These kids should be taken off the road but jail time for small amounts of pot. No way
Tracy Tobin June 15, 2012 at 02:34 PM
Just for clarification, the Poster TRACY IS NOT Tracy Tobin. I post with my full name and picture, including my fashion satement Nature Conservancy cap. Just don't want people to get confused. I get in enough trouble with the comments I do post.
HistorianWT June 15, 2012 at 05:35 PM
Well, it's confusing. You were styling yourself "Traci!" during the Menudo boy band craze, right?
Tracy Tobin June 15, 2012 at 07:25 PM
HistorianWT No, I was styling myself as the "Velvet Fog" during the Mel Torme craze. Tracy Tobin
Thomas Lotito June 15, 2012 at 11:37 PM
Hookerman, you said you don't attack anyone? FYI, WT does not have councilman.

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