Cops: Suspect Tried to Eat Marijuana Plant

Not surprisingly, Jeremiah Carmody ended up in jail
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Oct 2, 2012 1:38 PM CDT
This March 28, 2011, file photo shows a marijuana plant, in Portland, Ore.   (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

(Newser) – Perhaps it was a case of the munchies: Police in northeastern Pennsylvania say an alleged pot dealer tried to destroy evidence by eating a marijuana plant. According to local media, 33-year-old Jeremiah Carmody faces several drug-related charges following events yesterday in Scranton, when police say they went to his house to serve a warrant and he tried to eat the plant. Authorities ended up seizing the remains of the plant, four pounds of marijuana, digital scales, $2,600 in cash, and drug paraphernalia, and Carmody spent the night in prison. (Read more marijuana stories.)

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