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Police: Woman smoked pot in front of children at Niagara Falls park

Niagara Falls Police suspect that a woman was smoking pot in front of young children in a city park Friday night.

Officers said they approached Shavonna L. Cunningham, 23, after smelling marijuana in Gluck Park on 15th Street shortly after 8 p.m. She had been sitting at a table underneath a gazebo, but started to walk away when police approached, according to reports. When confronted about the smell, she handed over a marijuana "blunt" cigar concealed inside her bra.

Learning she was wanted on a warrant in Amherst, police tried to take her into custody, but she caused a scene, according to reports. Police said they later recovered additional marijuana from her bra.

Cunningham was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana and resisting arrest.

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