Teen busted twice for drugs in one hour

April 9, 2009 at 3:23 PM
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KALAMAZOO, Mich., April 9 (UPI) -- Police in Michigan said they arrested a 17-year-old suspect for marijuana possession twice within the space of a single hour.

The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety said the suspect was first arrested at about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday when officers spotted the teenager rolling a marijuana cigarette, WWMT-TV, Kalamazoo, reported Thursday.

Officers said they discovered additional marijuana the suspect had hidden beneath a nearby vehicle and he was arrested and charged with possession of the drug. The teenager was released after posting $100 bail.

However, the department said officers spotted the same suspect rolling a marijuana cigarette outside at 2:20 p.m. Wednesday. Officers said they also discovered the suspect to be carrying crack cocaine.

The teenager was booked into the Kalamazoo County Jail on charges of possessing cocaine and marijuana as well as violating his bond conditions.

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