NYC pot arrests drop moderately under new administration that pledged to decrease them

  • by: JENNIFER PELTZ , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 9, 2014 - 12:45 PM

NEW YORK — Minor marijuana arrests in New York City have plunged in recent years amid questions about police tactics. But new statistics show the arrests dropped more modestly in the first three months of a new mayoral administration that has pledged to reduce them.

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