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January 3, 2013
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R&B singer/songwriter Frank Ocean cited for pot in Mono County

R&B singer-songwriter Frank Ocean, 25, was cited Monday on Highway 395 in Mono County for speeding and possession of marijuana.According to the Mono County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy observed a black BMW speeding southbound on Highway 395 at Tom’s Place near Lake Crowley at 4:30 p.m.The deputy stopped the vehicle, and, as he approached, noted a strong odor of marijuana from inside the car.The driver, Christopher Breaux, also known as Frank Ocean, of Beverly Hills, had a small bag of marijuana in the vehicle, according to reports.He was cited for possession of marijuana and released.The incident has been forwarded to the Mono County District Attorney’s Office for review.He was cited by the California Highway Patrol, which assisted with the traffic stop, for speeding, driving with a suspended license, and for having tinted front windows in his vehicle.According to the highway patrol, an officer observed the vehicle speeding before Ocean was stopped by the Mono County officer.

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The Record Courier Updated Jan 3, 2013 08:04PM Published Jan 3, 2013 03:12PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.