A Westbury man was arrested for drug possession after he was pulled over near the East Meadow/Uniondale boarder on the Meadowbrook Parkway.
According to New York State Police, while heading southbound, Jason Rankine, 25, was seen driving his black Lexus 74 miles per hour in a 55 miles per hour zone.
Upon being pulled over, the state trooper "noticed a smell of marijuana emanating from Rankine's vehicle." While searching the vehicle, police found a backpack containing more than one pound of marijuana.
Rankine is charged with first-degree criminal sale of marijuana, second-degree criminal possession of marijuana and various traffic violations. He's scheduled to be arraigned in First District Court on Nov. 14.
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