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Fort Lee Police Find Two Pounds of Marijuana in Diaper Box

By kcora on
Fort Lee

Police announced the arrest of two men after a traffic stop led police to two pounds of marijuana hidden inside a diaper box.

According to police, an officer patrolling on Palisades Interstate Parkway noticed objects hanging from the rear-view mirror and the driver was not wearing a seatbelt so the officer proceeded to pull the vehicle over.

As the officer approached the vehicle, the odor of marijuana emanated from the car.

A search of the car led police to seize a knife, a stolen credit card and 58 empty clear plastic baggies in the glovebox. In addition, a cardboard diaper box containing the marijuana, divided into three plastic bags and $700 cash were found in trunk.

The driver - later identified as Corneil Panton, 34 - and the passenger - later identified as Delroy Watt, 30, both of New York - were arrested and charged with distribution of marijuana, possession over 50 grams, criminal simulation, distribution of paraphernalia, unlawful possession of a weapon, theft of credit cards, and possession of paraphernalia.

They were both taken to the Bergen County Jail on $44,500 bail.