PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Two women are facing charges after police found a large amount of marijuana in their vehicle near a 3-month-old child.READ MORE: 'Extraordinary People': Flight 93 Families Open Nominations For New Heroism Award
According to a criminal complaint, officers spotted a vehicle with expired inspection and emission stickers near South Main Street and the West End Circle around 8:45 p.m. Friday.
Officers pulled the vehicle over on Saw Mill Run Boulevard.
The criminal complaint says the officers could smell a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. The driver, 22-year-old Imani Green, allegedly told officers that she had just smoked a few seconds ago.
Officers also noticed two small bags of marijuana sitting in the passenger side door and saw an infant child in the back seat of the vehicle.READ MORE: NASA Rocket Launch Should Be Visible Along East Coast Monday Night
Green and the passenger, 18-year-old Ashae Green, were both asked to exit the vehicle while officers performed a search.
Police say they found multiple bags of marijuana and a digital scale.
Some of the marijuana was found inside a purse with baby clothes and Imani Green’s driver’s license. Other bags of marijuana and the scale were found in a birthday bag next to the child’s car seat.
Both Imani Green and Ashae Green were taken into custody and sent to the Allegheny County Jail.
The child was released into a relative’s custody.MORE NEWS: Mother Pleads For Answers In 21-Year-Old Son's Unsolved 2019 Murder
Both women are facing multiple charges, including endangering the welfare of children and possession with intent to deliver.