Two people were arrested this past week on drug charges after a traffic stop in Lanoka Harbor, police said.
According to Lacey police:
On Friday, March 14, 2014, at 11:57 p.m., Special Officer Travis Horton conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of E. Hickory Drive and DeGuise Street in Lanoka Harbor.
Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, 19-year-old Abdelkari K. Kandil of Boox Street in Lanoka Harbor, and the passenger, 18-year-old James E. Whitley of Horner Lane in Forked River, for Possession of Marijuana.
They were transported to police headquarters and processed. Abdelkari Kandil was released after receiving a criminal summons for Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
He was also issued traffic summonses for Operating an Unregistered Vehicle and for Possessing CDS in a Motor Vehicle. James Whitley was released after receiving a criminal summons for Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.