Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Why Cops Returned This Man's Pot

Why Cops Returned This Man's Pot, But police did charge another man for stealing marijuana plants from Thomas Davis's greenhouse. Maine police return stolen marijuana to man, It's not every day that police hand you $12,800 worth of pot.

But such was the case in Ellsworth, Maine, where local police officers returned the 17 stolen plants to licensed medical marijuana caregiver Thomas Davis, the Bangor Daily News reports.

The plants were taken last week from a greenhouse near Davis' home.

Police arrested and charged Aaron Pert, 32, of Trenton, Maine, with the burglary after he admitted to the crime after a car he was in was pulled over for allegedly running a stop sign. Pert eventually told police where the freshly harvested plants were stashed and police recovered the marijuana, according to the Daily News.

Now it seemed Ellsworth police had a dilemma. They didn't know whether to destroy the pot, which they would normally do with illegal drugs, or return the pot to Davis.


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