Cops: Passenger charged with marijuana possession

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A Riverhead man was arrested Tuesday night, charged with marijuana possession, after police stopped the car he was in for speeding on Route 25 in Riverhead.

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State Police said Korey Duff, 28, was a passenger in a white Hyundai when it was stopped in Riverhead. He was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of marijuana, a misdemeanor. He is scheduled for arraignment in Town of Riverhead Court on Oct. 30.

Police said that during questioning of the driver, troopers "detected the odor" of marijuana coming from the vehicle -- and said a search recovered 129 grams of marijuana from the car. Police said Duff admitted the drugs were his and was arrested just before 10 p.m.

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