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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.
Rhode Island: FILED UNDER “OH BOY” Alan Gordon a current candidate for Governor & Anne Armstrong a current candidate for the state attorney general were both arrested for possession of 48 bounds of marijuana. BeAlert. pic.twitter.com/2WZUmLxL1M
— First Responder (@911__ICE) October 5, 2018
Candidate for RIAG (Alan Gordon) and Governor (Anne Armstrong) arrested by state police in pot sting. “As a result, members of the HIDTA Task Force seized approximately 48 pounds of marijuana.” pic.twitter.com/MIkVHYA6U4
— Tim White (@TimWhiteRI) October 4, 2018
Speaking of the governor’s race and landscaping. While I was “lured” to Warwick, candidate Anne Armstrong was arrested on horticultural-related charges pic.twitter.com/5YN10YM4og
— Patrick Anderson (@PatrickAnderso_) October 4, 2018
Compassion Party Rhode Island gubernatorial candidate Anne Armstrong and the Compassionate Party attorney general candidate Alan Gordon were arrested after police discovered 48 pounds of marijuana in the couple’s home. https://t.co/EW5vnmaq17
— WWMT-TV (@wwmtnews) October 5, 2018
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