A 19-year-old Union man was issued a citation after police found him smoking marijuana behind a Church Street business Sunday, Sept. 22.

According to Union police, the suspect was in an alley behind a business holding a pipe in his mouth with a lighter held above it.

An officer asked the man what he was doing, and the man told police he was going to smoke marijuana.

The office confiscated the drugs and pipe and issued the man a ticket.