Traffic stop leads to marijuana arrest

Officer Richard Anderson with the Gerald police stopped a vehicle for speeding, Saturday, Dec. 2 at 2:15 p.m. As Anderson approached the vehicle he noticed a strong odor of what he believed to be marijuana. 

Kyle Weppner, 23, of St. Clair was driving the car. An adult female and three children were occupants. 

Weppner was subsequently charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana (less than 35 grams), illegal use of drug paraphernalia and speeding. He was booked and released at the scene.