Cops: Greenport teen busted with marijuana on school grounds

SUFFOLK TIMES FILE PHOTO | A Greenport teen was arrested after being busted with marijuana on school grounds Tuesday night.

A Greenport teen was caught with marijuana after police observed his car parked “suspiciously” among construction trailers in the school parking lot around 11 p.m. Tuesday, Southold Town Police said.

After noticing the marked police car, Alexander Lott, 18, attempted to drive away, but was stopped, police said.

Mr. Lott admitted to having earlier smoked marijuana after police detected a strong odor of the drug in his car, police said. He was then found to be in possession of marijuana, police said.

The teen was transported to police headquarters and held pending arraignment, police said.