Roofers charged for alleged pot on base

Jan. 21, 2013 at 2:40 PM

MOON, Pa., Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Police said two contractors were charged after allegedly trying to bring marijuana onto an Air Force base in Pennsylvania.

Moon, Pa., police said two men working for a contractor on the 911th Air Force Base were charged when the van they were driving was stopped and searched upon trying to re-enter the base after they had left for their lunch break. Guards found a small plastic bag filled with suspected marijuana and a pipe. One of the two men, Emil Provident, 48, admitted to owning the pipe. He was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

A second man, Robert McGrail, 37, admitted owning the marijuana and told the guards they had smoked some while off the base for their break. He was charged with possession of marijuana.

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