Cops: Greenport man tried to hide hash pipe in restaurant bathroom

08/14/2012 10:59 AM |

A Greenport man was arrested for smoking a hash pipe on Front Street in Greenport Sunday night, Southold Town police said.

Wayne E. Rogers, 55, was observed smoking the pipe by police, who said in a press release that they smelled marijuana outside the restaurant.

After spotting the police, Mr. Rogers ran into the the Rhumbline Restaurant, police said. Officers then found a smoking pipe containing hashish in the garbage of the restaurant shortly afterward and Mr. Rogers was arrested for fifth degree criminal possession of marijuana, police said.

He was transported to police headquarters and released on bail, according to the report.