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Police Beat for March 26

March 19

No green card? No green

9:51 p.m. – University of Maine Police Department (UMPD) officers responded to a Resident Assistant (RA) complaint of marijuana in Kennebec Hall. Upon arrival, UMPD detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from a room on the second floor. Officers knocked on the door and found a student to be in possession of marijuana. He had no medical marijuana card. He voluntarily handed over a grinder with a small amount of marijuana inside. He was summonsed for illegal possession of paraphernalia.

Schnurr fires again

11:48 p.m. – A UMPD officer stopped a vehicle near DTAV after the radar caught the student driving 15 miles over the posted speed limit. Driving the car was a first-year student, a student living in Oxford Hall. Upon the stop, the officer detected a strong odor of marijuana and noticed a visible amount of marijuana sitting in the driver’s lap. The officer then called for backup from another UMPD officer. Upon arrival, the driver and passenger were told to exit the vehicle while the officers searched it. There was residue of marijuana found in the cup holders, on the seats and on the floor mats. The search also turned up a grinder and a glass pipe. Neither student had a medical marijuana card. The driver was summonsed for illegal possession of paraphernalia and marijuana.

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