WESTFIELD - Joseph R. Sprauer, 20, of South Water Street in Westfield was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and a female youth was charged with unlicensed operator on Sunday, April 22.
According to the police office, a vehicle was observed parked in the roadway of South Gale Street and Chestnut Street in the Village of Westfield around 12:30 a.m. Officers spoke with the occupants of the vehicle. While speaking with the occupants, officers allegedly smelled an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Sprauer, the passenger of the vehicle, was allegedly found to be possessing marijuana. Sprauer was issued an appearance ticket. A female who was allegedly operating the vehicle was found to only possess a permit only license. The female was issued a traffic ticket. Both are to appear in Westfield Village Court on a later date.