Pair Found With 10 Pounds of Pot on Long Island: Cops

The two were stopped for a traffic violation in Watermill when officers discovered the marijuana

Sunday, Sep 29, 2013  |  Updated 5:49 PM EDT
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Pair Found With 10 Pounds of Pot on Long Island: Cops

Southampton Police released this image of the marijuana that was found in the car.

Two men were arrested on Long Island when they were found with 10 pounds of marijuana in their car, police said.

According to authorities, William Whelan and Daniel Dost were stopped for a traffic violation in Watermill Saturday and police searched their car after noticing a strong smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Officers arrested the two after finding 10 pounds of freshly harvested pot in two garbage bags in the back of the car.

Dost was charged with second-degree criminal possession of marijuana, unlawfully growing marijuana, unlawful possession of marijuana, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle for having a suspended license and several traffic infractions.

Whelan was charged with second-degree criminal possession of marijuana, unlawfully growing marijuana and unlawful possession of marijuana.

Information on lawyers for Dost and Whelan was not immediately available.
 

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