Officer: Man came to court hiding pot in left sock
- Associated Press
- June 23, 2014 - 3:15 PM
STAMFORD, Conn. — Authorities say a Connecticut man who told his probation officer he wasn't foolish enough to bring drugs into a courthouse had been hiding 19 bags of pot in his left sock.
Darren Shelley had a hearing Monday in Stamford Superior Court on a charge of possession with intent to sell but the case was continued until Aug. 7.
Authorities tell The Advocate (http://bit.ly/1l38tJR ) the 22-year-old Stamford man reeked of marijuana when he met June 9 with his probation officer.
When the officer asked about it, Shelley allegedly said he was "not a fool" and "did not bring drugs into the court."
But the officer says a pat down revealed the bags of pot.
Shelley was being held on $5,000 bond. He faces a possible revocation of his probation on charges of risk of injury to a minor.
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