Sunday, December 31, 2006


Police Pull Over Man Smoking Pot, Find $250K Worth

`A man was caught with a quarter million dollars’ worth of marijuana Thursday evening after he was caught allegedly smoking a joint when police pulled him over on a traffic stop.

Police saw a man run a stop sign in at Kenneth Avenue and George Street on the city’s Northwest Side around 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Police said the man, Jeffrey Populorum, 46, was smoking a joint when they pulled his car over.

When officers looked some more, they found 92 pounds of marijuana in the car, amounting to $250,000 worth.

Populorum was charged with felony possession of cannabis.’

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