Cops: Orient man charged with marijuana possession

01/31/2013 7:57 PM |

An Orient man pulled over for a traffic violation on Orchard Street in Orient Thursday afternoon now faces a marijuana possession charge, Southold Police reported.

The officer who stopped Alexander Hands, 20, shortly after 5 p.m. reported finding a small amount of marijuana in the vehicle, police said.

He was released and is to appear in court sometime in February.