Jeremiah Carmody, Pa. man, tries to eat pot plant before arrest, report says

CAROUSEL Marijuana plants are displayed at the Berkeley Patients Group March 25, 2010 in Berkeley, California. Getty


(CBS/AP) SCRANTON, Pa.- Jeremiah Carmody, an alleged pot dealer, faces several drug related charges after trying to destroy evidence by eating a marijuana plant on Monday, CBS Springfield reports.

The 33-year-old tried to eat the plant after authorities went to his house to serve him a warrant, police say. 

Authorities ended up seizing the remains of the plant, four pounds of marijuana, and $2,600 in cash and drug paraphernalia.

Carmody remains in Lackawanna County prison awaiting arraignment.



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