Cops: Teen drove under the influence of drugs

10/28/2013 3:15 PM |

A 19-year-old Oakdale man was arrested on Sunday after police said he was driving under the influence of drugs in Laurel.

After officers stopped Vincent Occhiogrosso at 2:15 p.m. on Peconic Bay Boulevard in Laurel for reportedly failing to maintain lanes, officers said the vehicle smelled of marijuana and observed marijuana on his lap.

Mr. Occhiogrosso was also found to be impaired by the drug, according to police.

He was arrested and charged with driving while under the influence of drugs, a misdemeanor, and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.

He was transported to headquarters and held overnight awaiting arraignment.