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Md. Man Arrested for Smoking Pot While Driving with Child in Car

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HARRINGTON, Del.– Harrington police say they arrested a man for smoking marijuana while driving with a child in the car.

On Friday, police say they stopped a vehicle driven by Jaleel Muhammed, 28, of Brooklyn, Md., on South DuPont Highway for traveling 55 MPH in a 35 MPH zone.

Police say they made contact with Muhammed and smelled marijuana. They also say there was a small child in the car.

Authorities say Muhammed admitted to smoking marijuana while driving. Police say they found drug paraphernalia in the car.

Muhammed was taken into custody and charged with endangering the welfare of a child, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving under the influence of drugs, driving without a license and speeding.

He was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 3 and was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institute in default of $2,800 secured bail.

The child was turned over to relatives.

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