A Riverbank teenager was arrested Tuesday after he drove by a deputy while snapchatting a video of himself smoking marijuana and driving, the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department reported..
Deputy Matthew Orr pulled over Anthony Morrison, 18, on Squire Wells Way when he drove by holding a cell phone in his left hand and a cigarette in his right, said Sgt. Jon McQueary.
When Orr approached the vehicle, the cell phone was in Morrison’s lap with the Snapchat app open and a marijuana cigarette in the center console, the report said.
Orr conducted field sobriety tests and determined Morrison was under the influence of marijuana, McQueary said.
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In an interview with Orr, Morrison admitted to snapchatting a video of himself driving while smoking the marijuana cigarette, the report said.
During a subsequent search of Morrison’s vehicle, Orr found prescription medication — an anti-anxiety drug and Tylenol with Codeine — for which he did not have a prescription, McQueary said.
Morrison was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and possession of a controlled narcotic.
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