A random check of a car's registration led to two drug arrests, New Lenox police said.
Luke Bertolini, 21, of the 13800 block of West Carriage Lane, Manhattan, was charged with possessing a controlled substance, police said. Bertolini was accused of having suspected cocaine when police stopped his car at about 1:01 a.m. on Aug. 22 in the 900 block of South Cedar Road.
A cop had conducted a random check of car registration and found that the owner, Bertolini, was wanted on a Will County warrant, according to a police report. He also was driving the car at the time of the stop.
A passenger, Hailey Griffin, 21, of the 1000 block of Shagbark Road, New Lenox, was charged with possessing marijuana, the report states.
Bertolini was taken to Will County jail for booking while Griffin posted bond and was released.
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