Officers pulled the driver over around 6:50 p.m. on Feb. 11 after the man was seen swerving across lanes of traffic on El Camino Real before turning onto Castro Street. During the traffic stop, officers noticed both marijuana and alcohol in the car in open containers, according to police spokeswoman Katie Nelson.
Although possession of less than an ounce of marijuana is now legal in California, the state's vehicle code prohibits driving with marijuana in an open container.
The officer also smelled cannabis and could see smoke coming from the window of the car, Nelson said.
The man, who is currently on probation, was subsequently arrested for violating his probation as well as threatening an officer after he threatened to harm an officer asking him questions during the arrest, Nelson said.
The man was transported to Santa Clara County Main Jail, where he remains in custody without bail.
Bullet holes at Wells Fargo
Police are investigating bullet holes discovered in the windows at the Wells Fargo Bank on Grant Road last week, which briefly prompted the shutdown of lanes on El Camino Real.
Initial reports by police indicated that the bank windows had been damaged "unexpectedly" on Wednesday, Feb. 7, and later revealed that the damage was caused by bullet holes. Police do not believe it was part of a robbery, and lanes were reopened after about an hour.
Police did not have any updates on the incident as of Wednesday, Feb. 14, pending tests to determine what exactly went through the window.
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