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Athens Man Arrested for Criminal Possession of Marijuana in Barker

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By FOX 40 Staff.
New York State Police have arrested an Athens, PA man for possession of over two ounces of marijuana.

On Tuesday morning, New York state Police arrested Timothy J. Naughton Jr., 20, for misdemeanor criminal possession of marijuana. Naughton was arrested after a traffic stop when he observed speeding at 108 mph on Interstate 81 south in the Town of Barker.

Police say they saw a metal grinder with marijuana inside the car in plain view. A search was then conducted and found Naughton was in possession of over two ounces of marijuana.

Naughton was arraigned in the Town of Barker court and was remanded to the Broome County jail in lieu of $500 cash bail or $1,000 property bond. His next court date in the Town of Barker is on February 16, 2016.