Teens charged after possessing marijuana, alcohol inside vehicle

A pair of underage teens were arrested early Friday morning after a traffic stop in the Village of Penn Yan.

Penn Yan Police report that Ryan Thomas, 19, of Penn Yan was stopped for a traffic infraction, at which point the officer noted the smell of alcohol and marijuana coming from the vehicle. While Thomas was not under the influence of alcohol while operating the motor vehicle, he was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and operating a motor vehicle without head lights.

Collin D. Lackey, 19, of Penn Yan was the passenger in Thomas’ vehicle — and police found him to have possessed marijuana and an alcoholic beverage. He was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and unlawful possession of an alcoholic beverage under the age of 21.

Both were released and will answer the charges at a later date.

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