Marijuana and Cannabis News
By Steve Elliott ~alapoet~ in News
Thursday, July 8, 2010 at 11:30 am
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Tastes great, but you're hungry again in 15 minutes.
A Georgia man has been arrested after sheriff's deputies claim they caught him trying to smuggle marijuana in to an Alabama jail inmate in a container of Chinese food.
Pike County Sheriff's deputies arrested Edward Ridley, 41, of Cordele, Ga., and charged him Saturday with felony "promoting prison contraband," reports Matt Elofson at the Dothan Eagle.
He was still being held at the Pike County Jail Thursday on $7,500 bond.
Ridley entered the jail with a styrofoam container of Chinese take-out food, including rice and shrimp, for inmate Vincent Thomas, acccording to sheriff's department records.
Deputies said a jailer, using a fork to search the food, pulled out a bag of marijuana.
If convicted, Ridley faces one to 10 years in prison.