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Boardman man, 22, faces drug charges



Published: Tue, August 30, 2011 @ 12:00 a.m.

Staff report

BOARDMAN

A 22-year-old township man is set for arraignment today, facing charges of marijuana possession and trafficking after law enforcement found more than four pounds of marijuana-laced baked goods in his car during a traffic crash investigation.

Patrick Altier was charged with the third-degree felonies and operating a vehicle under the influence Thursday night. Troopers said Altier was one of the drivers involved in a two-car accident on Western Reserve Road, east of Market Street, and that troops smelled marijuana, giving them probable cause to search that vehicle.

Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers found 4 1/2pounds of individually wrapped crisped-rice-cereal-type treats with a strong odor of marijuana, according to a news release.

Further investigation revealed that the treats were laced with a liquid form of marijuana.

Altier was taken to Mahoning County jail and, if convicted, he could face up to 10 years in prison and up to a $20,000 fine.


Comments

1life2g(19 comments)posted 2 years, 12 months ago

Snap, Crackle, Pot!

They're Magically Delicious!

Breakfast of Champions!

Silly Rabbit, Trips are for kids!

This guy is probably being over charged for the crime. He had four and a half pounds of baked goods, but it probably only took two ounces of cannabutter to make them. Since when does two ounces of weed land you in prison for ten years? Ridiculous!

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