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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A Rhode Island gubernatorial candidate was arrested Thursday with what police said was 48 pounds of illegal pot.

State police arrested Compassion Party candidate Anne Armstrong, along with the party’s candidate for attorney general, Alan Gordon.

The article goes on to state the following:

Police said they searched the pair’s home in West Greenwich after receiving a complaint of a “strong odor of marijuana emanating from marijuana plants being illegally grown outdoors.” They said that a 15-year-old child was in the house.

The pair appeared in court Thursday afternoon and did not enter pleas to charges of marijuana possession and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. They were ordered held on $25,000 bail.

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