Trooper: 47.5 grams of pot in backpack

HAMBURG, N.Y. (WIVB) – A trooper reports finding more than 47 grams of marijuana in the back seat of a car. New York State Police say they stopped a driver, 19-year-old Christopher Colin, of Hamburg, for having a suspended registration. Police say they detected the smell of marijuana from inside the car.

Police say Colin admitted having marijuana in a backpack in his back seat. Police say there was 47.5 grams of marijuana and a digital scale in the bag.

Colin was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana and criminal use of drug paraphernalia. He will answer charges in Village of Hamburg Court at a later date. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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