Tempe Police: Man smokes marijuana at School of Rock

Tempe Police reported the following incidents Wednesday:

A 25-year-old Mesa man was arrested Nov. 29 on the 400 Block of South Mill Avenue on suspicion of marijuana and drug paraphernalia possession, according to a police report.

The manager of School of Rock contacted officers saying that a man needed to be removed because he was smoking marijuana inside the facility, officers reported.

When officers arrived, the man was cooperative and willingly removed all the items from his pockets, he then removed a green pill bottle with marijuana inside, according to the report.

Officer searched the man and found marijuana in the man's front left pants pocket as well, officers reported.

The man was transported to Tempe City Jail, where he was booked and released on pending charges, according to the report.


A 25-year-old Tempe woman was arrested Nov. 25 on Third Street and Priest Drive on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to a police report.

The woman's 12-year-old daughter was a passenger in her vehicle while she was impaired, officers reported. The woman lost control of her vehicle and collided with another vehicle that was stopped at a red light intersection located on Third Street and Priest Drive, according to the report.

When officers arrived at the scene, they noticed that the woman smelled like alcohol and her eyes were bloodshot, officers reported. The woman was staggering and her speech was slurred, according to the report.

The woman made two unsuccessful attempts in completing a breath test, according to the report. She took a blood test and the results are still pending, officers reported.

The woman was transported to Tempe City Jail, where she was booked and held to see a judge, according to the report.

Reports compiled by Kelcie Grega.

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