Probation violation for man who smoked weed before meeting?

Probation violation for man who smoked weed before meeting?

Two men were arrested in Worcester County, Maryland, in early February after their companion admitted to smoking marijuana before a probation meeting. The incident, which occurred on Jan. 30, led to the arrest of a 21-year-old and a 24-year-old, both of whom were sitting in a vehicle outside the Office of Parole and Probation. Their 25-year-old friend told his probation officer that he had smoked in the vehicle before going to his appointment. News reports do not indicate whether that man has been charged with a probation violation in connection with the incident.

After the man told his probation officer that he had just smoked marijuana in a car with his friends, deputies were dispatched to the parking lot to find the vehicle. Those officers found the two defendants in a vehicle that smelled strongly of marijuana. The older occupant is from Millsboro and the younger back-seat passenger is from Georgetown. Authorities say that they searched the vehicle, reportedly discovering a pipe and a bag of marijuana. Both of the individuals in the vehicle were arrested and charged with drug possession and possession of paraphernalia.

Authorities report that the 25-year-old man who met with his probation officer has an outstanding warrant in Delaware. However, Delaware has decided not to pursue extradition. That young man was released from custody at the scene. News reports do not indicate whether his admission of drug use will have an effect on his probation status.

This man was apparently honest with his parole officer, which may have allowed him to avoid additional penalties in the matter. It is still not clear whether termination of probation is pending. The terms of probation in this instance have not been disclosed through news reports. Maryland attorneys may be able to help those on probation learn more about the terms of their own probation agreements.

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