LONG BEACH, Calif. – A 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving a stolen vehicle and possession of marijuana inside the vehicle, Long Beach police said Saturday.
Officers patrolling the area of East Broadway and Pine Avenue at about 1:40 a.m. Friday spotted an unoccupied vehicle that matched the description of a previously stolen vehicle, the Long Beach Police Department reported.
“During their investigation, officers contacted a male adult subject who was within the vicinity of the vehicle,” police said. “During the course of the investigation, officers discovered that the male subject had stolen the vehicle a few days prior, and was in the possession of a large quantity of marijuana, with the intent to sale.”
Justicee White of Carson was arrested on suspicion of felony driving and taking a vehicle without consent as well as possessing marijuana greater than 28.5 grams, police said.
White was taken to the Long Beach City Jail, where his bail was set at $285,000.
Police said the investigation was ongoing.