BRONXVILLE, N.Y. -- A 53-year-old Bronxville man was arrested Tuesday morning on charges of driving while impaired and marijuana possession after state police said they observed him driving erratically on Interstate 87 and smoking a marijuana cigarette.
According to New York State Police, Anthony Bucaj was swerving out of the southbound lane at about 11 a.m. when he was spotted by police. The trooper said he could see Bucaj was smoking a marijuana cigarette.
After pulling over Bucaj, police said they smelled pot emanating from Bucaj’s green Kia, and upon searching the car, they allegedly found 22 grams of pot inside.
Bucaj was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs and fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana, both misdemeanors, and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.
He was released after posting a $300 bond and is scheduled to appear Oct. 29 in Yonkers City Court.