Bedford Man Arrested After Police Find Marijuana

(BEDFORD) – A Bedford man was arrested after a Bedford Police officer stopped him for having an obstructed license plate and found more than 65 grams of marijuana in the vehicle.

Michael W. Porter Jr.

Officers stopped 35-year-old Michael W. Porter Jr., of 716 18th St. at 12:40 a.m. and could smell the odor of raw marijuana coming from inside the vehicle.

Porter was read his Miranda rights and admitted there was marijuana in the vehicle.

“Officers searched the vehicle and located several large baggies with a green-leafy substance inside that field-tested positive for marijuana,” says Bedford Police Chief Terry Moore. “Officers performed a field weight resulting in 65.8 grams of marijuana.”