Hartley Police Department

Hartley Police Department

SANBORN—A 23-year-old rural Sanborn man was arrested about 4:50 p.m. Thursday, June 10, in Hartley on a charge of second-offense possession of a controlled substance — marijuana.

The arrest of Travis John Sterler stemmed from the stop of a 2002 Dodge Dakota pickup for a faulty brake light on the 700 block of East Maple Drive, according to the Hartley Police Department.

The officer detected the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle.

Asked about the smell, Sterler said he had a marijuana blunt on the floor next to the driver’s door, where it was located and seized, according to the incident report.