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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.

(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.