Man Busted for Marijuana After Petting K-9
Published at 7:07 AM EDT on Oct 7, 2011 | Updated at 1:07 PM EDT on Oct 13, 2011
If you have marijuana in your pocket, it's not a good idea to pet a patrolling police dog.
The Binghamton Press & Sun Bulletin reports that 48-year-old Kelly Simpson was busted Wednesday after he stopped to pet K-9 Tarah, who was on foot patrol with her handler in Endicott.
Police say Tarah smelled marijuana and alerted the officer.
Simpson was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation, and released on an appearance ticket.
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