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Police: Locals caught with a pound of pot

September 6, 2012
By CHRIS MORRIS - Staff Writer (cmorris@adirondackdailyenterprise.com) , Adirondack Daily Enterprise

A pair of Wilmington residents face felony charges after allegedly being caught with 422 grams (almost a pound) of marijuana.

Ray Brook based state police charged Jacob E. Dahl, 25, with two counts of third-degree criminal possession of marijuana, a class E felony, and a 17-year-old male with one count of the same charge.

Police said the subjects were in a vehicle that was stopped at a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint on state Route 30 in the town of Brighton, near the intersection with Route 458. During a search of the vehicle, police said they found a clear plastic bag containing about 305 grams of marijuana, and another containing approximately 117 grams.

Possession of more than 8 ounces (227 grams) of marijuana is a felony in New York state.

Both subjects were ticketed and released to appear in Brighton town court at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

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Contact Chris Morris at 518-891-2600 ext. 25 or cmorris@adirondackdailyenterprise.com.

 
 

 

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