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12/28/2012 (1 year ago)

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Man will likely return to prison.

A Denver man was arrested last week after toting 10 pounds of marijuana onto a Greyhound bus.

Sorry, no pot allowed.

Sorry, no pot allowed.

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By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

12/28/2012 (1 year ago)

Published in U.S.

Keywords: Ramirez, marijuana, Greyhound, bus, pillow case


DENVER, CO (Catholic Online) - Although Colorado legalized the possession and consumption of small quantities of marijuana, 35-year-old Jason Ramirez probably went too far. Ramirez brazenly carried a pillowcase filled with 10 pounds of pot onto a Greyhound bus.

He was promptly reported by the driver.

The driver then evacuated the bus while an officer with a drug-sniffing dog found the stash he left on his seat.

When questioned, Ramirez denied to police he was a passenger, despite the fact his ticket was still in his possession.

Ramirez now faces charges of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. Court records show he has prior offenses for other crimes and had served 18 months in prison between 2007 and 2008.

He's likely to return for another stint.

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