Man charged with pot possession

WELLSBORO – Mark A. Hartman, 31, of 258 Walnut St., Blossburg, was charged by borough police with possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop June 29 on East Avenue.

According to documents filed at District Judge Rob Repard’s office, police found a glass pot pipe and a small baggie with 2.5 grams of pot in it in a cedar box in the vehicle’s console which was visible to police. There also was a small glass bowl for crushing, a quarter inch socket containing pot residue, a pocket knife, two pill containers with pot residue, steel scissors, and an empty baggie with pot residue in it police said.

He was issued a summons to appear at an Aug. 6 preliminary hearing.