On Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at 2:11 PM, Officer Collin Wright was on routine patrol in the vicinity of The Microtel (155 Stewart Ave – in of Ridley Park Section of The Township). Officer Wright observed JESSE WHITAKER sitting on a curb breaking a cigar open and removing it's contents. Once Officer Wright made contact with WHITAKER, he immediately detected an odor of marijuana.
WHITAKER admitted that he was about to go for a walk and smoke some weed. Once WHITAKER’s pertinent information was entered into NCIC, it was discovered that there were active bench warrants in Delaware County as well as The City of Philadelphia. Therefore, WHITAKER was taken into custody. WHITAKER had in his possession a green back pack which contained a cornucopia of drugs/paraphernalia. Including but not limited to; 18 sealed bags of marijuana (approximately 3.5 grams each), heroin, a scale, a glass pipe burnt of one end with copper – commonly utilized to ingest narcotics.
All evidence was submitted to The Pennsylvania State Police Crime Lab for forensic analysis. WHITAKER was processed and charged accordingly.