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Pa. Man Asks Officer: 'Can I Have my Weed Back?'

12:54 PM, Dec 13, 2011   |    comments
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BEAVER, Pa. -- A defense attorney's argument that a bag of marijuana uncovered during a Pennsylvania traffic stop could have belonged to a man other than his client has unraveled after an arresting officer recalled the suspect asking him: "Can I have my weed back?"
 
Nineteen-year-old Devonte Davon Jeter was one of four men in a car stopped by Midland police on May 13.

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Jeter's attorney said Monday that the marijuana could have belonged to any one of the men in the car.
 
But the prosecutor told the judge: "I don't know what else 'Can I have my weed back?' can mean, other than it's his."

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The Beaver County Times reports that a district judge agreed with the prosecutor and ordered Jeter to stand trial on marijuana possession charges.
 

Associated Press

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