NORTHBROOK—Officers stopped a vehicle on the 1300 block of Shermer Road for a traffic violation early in the evening of January 11t; when they approached, they could smell a mild odor of burnt cannabis.
Further investigation of the vehicle revealed that the driver, 50-year-old Andrew Ripley, was in possession of drug paraphernalia. Officers issued Ripley a local ordinance citation and he was released at the scene.
From the Northbrook Police blotter; please note that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination.