NYC's Brooklyn prosecutor says won't prosecute most low-level marijuana possession arrests

  • by: JENNIFER PELTZ , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 8, 2014 - 6:50 PM

NEW YORK — Many of the thousands of people arrested on low-level marijuana possession charges in Brooklyn will likely get the cases dropped before even having to go to court, District Attorney Kenneth Thompson announced Tuesday in a novel move to address the heavy toll of pot arrests in the nation's largest city.

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