Devin Hardman was arrested by Maricopa Police for possession of a narcotic drug, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and possession of drug paraphernalia after an officer stopped to assist him on May 29 at 1:22 a.m.
In a police probable cause statement, the officer wrote, “I observed a vehicle with its lights on stopped on the side of the road near Wolf Drive and Powers Boulevard. I parked my patrol vehicle behind the white and color vehicle … and conducted a welfare check. I observed four occupants inside the vehicle. As I approached the vehicle I observed smoke coming out of the driver’s side window.”
The officer approached the vehicle and identified Hardman as the driver.
“At this time, a strong odor of burnt marijuana was emanating from inside the vehicle,” the officer wrote in the report.
After asking all occupants of the vehicle if they had a medical marijuana card, Hardman was read his Miranda rights and allegedly disclosed there was marijuana inside the vehicle and that all four of them were smoking it, according to the report.
Hardman said the marijuana belonged to him.