Driving with a loud muffler resulted in a criminal citation for a Johnstown resident.
The 26-year-old man was stopped at 10:34 a.m. April 26 at Johnstown and Forest roads after an officer observed him driving with a loud muffler that was giving off the odor of exhaust, according to the New Albany Police Department.
The officer then smelled marijuana in the vehicle, and after a search, the man was cited for drug paraphernalia.
In other recent New Albany police incident reports:
* A 33-year-old Blacklick woman was cited for illegal use or possession of marijuana drug paraphernalia during a traffic stop at 8:17 p.m. April 25 at state Route 161 and New Albany Road.
* A 37-year-old Columbus man was cited for drug abuse and controlled-substance possession or use after an officer found him in possession of narcotics during a traffic stop at 3:33 p.m. April 23 at Beech and Smith's Mill roads.
* An officer was dispatched at 9:03 p.m. April 23 to Sugarwood Drive for an identity-theft complaint.