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Man Charged With Carrying 41 Bags Of Marijuana On Metra Train

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A south suburban Calumet City man was charged last week with carrying 41 bags of marijuana — totaling 31 grams — on a Metra train.

Darris L. Johnson, 45, faces a felony marijuana possession charge, according to Metra Police.

A conductor on Metra Electric train 754 on Friday noticed a strong smell of marijuana and told officers on the train, Metra said.

They searched the man in a coach car and found 41 small baggies, according to officials.

Johnson was taken to the Cook County Jail in Chicago, where he is next scheduled to appear in court on Aug. 16.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2017. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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