First I live in Drayton ND which is a small town of 700 people in NE North Dakota. My son was over at an 18 year old friends house playing video games. The 18 year old is a smoker so at 2:00 AM they drove up to the bar in town and parked behind the bar. The 18 year old called the bar and talked to the barmaid that he knows and asked her to bring him a pack of cigarettes to the back door. The barmaid came to the back door and said she couldn't sell him cigarettes even if she brought them outside because he wasn't of age. Neither him or my son entered the bar. The cop in town drove behind the bar and seen the two of them and pulled up. He told my son he was out after curfew (which he was) and started talking to them. He said he could smell a faint odor of alcohol and told them to get into the squad car. He drove them to the city office and told them he wanted them to take a breathalyzer test and both refused because they said they weren't drinking and didn't trust the cop. (I don't either, he is a 22 year old from Cleveland Ohio)
At 3:30 the cop had my son call me and tell me I had to come pick him up because the cop smelled alcohol on him. I drove up to the city hall in about 5 minutes and walked inside and had my son breath right in my face. I smelled absolutely no odor of alcohol. I told the cop that and he said he was charging him with a curfew violation and minor in consumption. They had no alcohol in the vehicle, my son swears they hadn't been drinking, and I didn't smell alcohol. I argued with the cop and he told me I could have my son tested if I chose for drugs. We have had some trouble with my son lately so I thought it was a good idea at the time. A urine sample was taken and it came back negative for meth, cocaine, and some other drug, but it was questionable for THC. I was under the impression the test was for me however he sealed the container and wrote his name on the address label and said he was sending it in to see if it came back positive for THC.
I'm having second thoughts on what he can use this information for. My son admitted to me he smoked marijuana with a friend about 5 - 6 weeks ago. What are my options? What are the cops options should the test come back positive? Thank you for any help you can give me, this is tearing me apart.
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