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Pete Davidson Pulled Over in New York, Friend Joey Gay Arrested for Marijuana Possession

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Pete Davidson and his friend were pulled over in upstate New York last weekend, and though the 24-year-old was let go, his friend was arrested for marijuana possession.

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“Pete was pulled over,” a source tells Us Weekly. “They gave Pete a sobriety test, which he passed. His friend was arrested for possession of marijuana and weed edibles.” identifies the passenger as Joey Gay, a comedian who competed on Last Comic Standing. According to the site, Gay and Davidson were driving through Fayetteville, New York, on Saturday, August 11, when they were stopped by cops at 4:25 a.m. ET.

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The arrest report obtained by states Gay, 47, is facing a violation for unlawful possession of marijuana and a fourth-degree felony for possession of concentrated cannabis.

A spokesperson for the Manlius Police Department tells Us, “We will not have additional details until after Gay’s upcoming court date.”

That same day, Gay posted an Instagram video of two police cars with lights flashing. “We are not going to make it to [supermarket] Wegmans because of the police,” the comedian declared in the video.

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His Instagram page also shows selfies of him with both Davidson and Ariana Grande, the Saturday Night Live star’s fiancée.

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Davidson has been filming the coming-of-age feature Big Time Adolescence in nearby Syracuse, where Grande recently joined him for a low-key visit.

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In 2016, the Set It Up actor told the High Times he had been using medical marijuana to manage his Crohn’s diseases symptoms. The following year, he told Instagram followers he had quit drugs, saying, “Just wanted to let you guys know I’m okay. I know I’ve kinda been missing on social media and on the show [SNL]. I quit drugs and am happy and sober for the first time in 8 years.”

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