Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * A routine traffic stop on July 9 resulted in the arrest of a 30-year-old Los Angeles man who was carrying $116,000 and nearly three pounds of marijuana in the trunk of his car.On Wednesday, July 9, 2019 at approximately 1 A.M., a South Pasadena Police Officer conducted a traffic enforcement stop in the 1100 block of Huntington Drive.When the officer approached the vehicle, he immediately smelled the odor of burnt marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. The officer asked the driver (who was the sole occupant) about the smell and the driver admitted to smoking marijuana while driving the vehicle.The driver was removed from the vehicle and was interviewed by the officer. He was asked about any additional marijuana in the vehicle and he admitted to possessing “a few pounds,” which were located inside the trunk. Officers gained consent to retrieve the marijuana from the trunk.Officers found almost three pounds of marijuana and $116,000 in U.S. currency. The subject was unable to justify the large amounts of drugs and cash, and was arrested under suspicion of illegally transporting marijuana for sale. He was transported to the South Pasadena Police station jail.Later that day, detectives obtained a search warrant for the suspect’s residence. Large amounts of marijuana and illegal firearms were seized at that location. The suspect is to be charged with multiple felonies. HerbeautyStop Eating Read Meat (Before It’s Too Late)HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Questions To Start Conversation Way Better Than ‘How U Doing?’HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Easy Exotic Meals Anyone Can MakeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Gorgeous Looks That Have Been Classic Go-tos For DecadesHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeauty First Heatwave Expected Next Week EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Make a comment Public Safety South Pasadena Police Arrest Driver with Large Amounts of Cash, Marijuana Published on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 | 3:43 pm 2 recommendedShareShareTweetSharePin it Top of the News More Cool Stuff Name (required) Mail (required) (not be published) Website Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Community News Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Business News Subscribe Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Community News
By Maddy VitaleWho says you can’t have it all?In Ocean City, it seems the shore town does just that – from its pristine beaches, entertainment, a 2 ½ mile Boardwalk, restaurants and enough shopping to please any shopaholic, there is something for everyone.On June 12, “America’s Greatest Family Resort,” was named by Coastal Living Magazine as the No. 1 “America’s Happiest Seaside Towns” for 2018.To add to the list of honors bestowed upon this family-friendly town, a statewide poll named Ocean City “New Jersey’s Favorite Beach,” which was announced Friday afternoon at the Ocean City Music Pier.Councilwoman Karen Bergman, Mayor Jay Gillian, Councilman Keith Hartzell, Council President Pete Madden along with Ocean City mascot Martin Z. Mollusk, celebrate accept the award naming Ocean City as New Jersey’s favorite beach.And it isn’t the first time beachgoers chose the shore town. In fact, it was the fifth consecutive year in a row.Claire Antonucci, of the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium announced the winners during a ceremony.She joked, as she stood at the podium, moments before she named Ocean City as the top beach, that it was no surprise.The consortium introduced the survey in 2008 to “inspire pride in and stewardship of New Jersey’s beaches while promoting a little healthy competition between New Jersey’s favorite beach towns.”The contest is decided by online voters who are prevented from voting more than once. This year, the contest included winners for the four coastal communities, and Ocean City was the top beach in Cape May County. Margate was second overall and the top Atlantic County beach.Ocean City beaches top the list of favorites for beachgoers.“We are thrilled with the honor,” Executive Director of the Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce Michele Gillian said after the awards ceremony. “Ocean City is America’s Greatest Family Resort and it attracts generation after generation of families because of our clean, safe atmosphere.”Gillian noted that Ocean City has clean and safe beaches and wonderful bay activities from sailing to fishing. She also said that the city’s eco-tourism is expanding.In recent years Ocean City has been named “Best Beach in America” and “Best Beach” in many other statewide polls. “America’s Greatest Family Resort” also has been recognized for its boardwalk, downtown, ecotourism, family destinations, women-owned businesses and more.Gillian added that so far, the economic forecast for this summer is very bright.“The rentals are full for weeks. The summer looks wonderful,” Gillian said.Mayor Jay Gillian said of the best beach honor, “The recognition is a testament to the hard work of the city team, City Council, the Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Tourism Development Commission, the Boardwalk and Downtown Merchants associations, local businesses, all volunteer groups and the entire community in making Ocean City a superior place to live, work and play.”Crowds flocked to Ocean City to get in an early July 4 start to the celebration. An ice-cream cone was the perfect treat Friday afternoon as temperatures soared into the high 80s.Here is the list of favorite beach winners provided by the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium.Overall WinnersOcean CityMargateCape May County’s Favorite BeachesOcean CityWildwood CrestCape MayWildwoodSea Isle CityAtlantic County’s Favorite BeachesMargateBrigantineAtlantic CityLongportVentnorOcean County’s Favorite BeachesSeaside HeightsBeach HavenPoint Pleasant BeachShip BottomIsland Beach State ParkMonmouth County’s Favorite BeachesAsbury ParkSandy Hook – Gateway National Recreation AreaSpring LakeBelmarLong Branch Councilwoman Karen Bergman, Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce Marketing Director Shawnda McGinnis, Mayor Jay Gillian, Ocean City Tourism Liaison Sally Huff, Councilman Keith Hartzell, Martin Z. Mollusk, Chamber Special Projects Coordinator Rose Savastano, Chamber Special Events Coordinator Justin Juliano and Chamber Executive Director Michele Gillian celebrate Ocean City’s victory.