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19-year-old facing charges for alleged 'high-ride' with 15-year-old

A Utica man is facing multiple charges after police stopped to check on his disabled vehicle.

Posted: Dec. 13, 2018 10:09 AM

UTICA, N.Y. -- A Utica man is facing multiple charges after police stopped to check on his disabled vehicle.

Ednan Salkic, 19 of Utica, was charged with the criminal sale of marijuana, which is a Class D felony, unlawful possession of marijuana, aggravated driving while ability impaired with a child passenger less than 16 years of age in the vehicle, and endangering the welfare of a child.

Police say their investigation found that Salkic and his 15-year-old female passenger had been driving around smoking marijuana together until the vehicle had mechanical issues.

He was transported to Whitestown for centralized arraignment court.

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