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Police/Fire Reports

12-19-2017 Police Blotter

Newton Police Department

• Mario Petitti, 61, of Milford, Conn., is charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance after authorities were called to 4400 S. 22nd Ave. E. at 6:51 p.m. Dec. 12. Officers were called about a vehicle driving all over the roadway and found Petitti. Upon approaching his vehicle, officers could smell an odor of marijuana. Petitti admitted to having and consuming marijuana and said he was a medical marijuana user in his home state and was traveling to Colorado to purchase marijuana. Officers found 42.4 grams of marijuana, two glass pipes and three electronic cigarette cartridges with Petitti. He was taken to the Jasper County Jail.

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