ALPHARETTA, Ga. – A broken-down vehicle led to the arrests of two young men March 2 for possession of drugs.
Police spotted the Mercedes stranded in the intersection of Haynes Bridge Road and Westside Parkway about 5 p.m. Three teenagers were inside and pushed the vehicle to a nearby gas station.
One of the teens, Nicholas Blaine, 18, of Laurel Grove Drive, Milton, allegedly told police he had a prior arrest for drug possession but could not remember exactly when. A search of his record turned up two prior arrests for marijuana possession since the beginning of the year.
Blaine allegedly had a baggie of pot in his pants pocket.
A 17-year-old man was allegedly found in possession of a bag of marijuana and a scale.
A glass pipe was found in the car. Both men had nearly $1,000 in cash on them.
The 17-year-old Alpharetta man and Blaine were arrested for possession of marijuana.