Johnstown police recently issued a minor misdemeanor citation to a man for possession of marijuana.

Johnstown police recently issued a minor misdemeanor citation to a man for possession of marijuana.

Police were dispatched to a local business on Recreation Drive for possible drug use in the parking lot, according to a report received at 7:32 p.m. Nov. 26.

When police arrived on the scene, an individual was observed walking toward the door of a building, and a very strong odor of burnt marijuana could be smelled. He appeared to be under the influence of drugs, reports said.

Police could detect the odor of marijuana on him from three feet away, according to reports.

A small amount of a green leafy substance consistent with marijuana was found in the man's vehicle. He eventually admitted to smoking marijuana at the scene, possessing it and that marijuana was in his vehicle, according to reports.

In other Johnstown police incident reports:

* A Westview Drive residence was toilet-papered, according to a criminal damaging report received at 11:58 p.m. Nov. 27.

Police observed toilet paper all over the house, car and trees when they visited the scene, according to reports. The resident said she was inside decorating the Christmas tree when she went outside for a smoke break at about 11:45 p.m. That's when she noticed toilet paper. The resident said she suspected the vandals could be friends of her grandson, but she wasn't sure, reports said.

Police noticed the plastic wrapper used to hold multiple rolls came from a local grocery store. They visited the store and spoke to an employee, who said he noticed two teenagers buying toilet paper in bulk. He provided their names, reports said. Police visited the homes of the alleged vandals, who admitted to the toilet-papering, reports said. They apologized to the resident, cleaned up the mess and were given no-trespass orders.

* Illegal dumping was reported at a business on West Coshocton Street, according to a report received at 4:50 p.m. Nov. 26. A store manager reported an unidentified person(s) threw trash into the business' trash dumpster, according to reports.

* A traffic stop that was initiated because a driver didn't have his headlights on at 9:42 Nov. 24 ended in multiple citations. Police explained to the man that he would be charged with OVI, driving after dark with no headlights, possession of marijuana and possession of marijuana paraphernalia.

He was released to his parents, and charges will be filed through Municipal Court because of a wait for urine results, reports said.