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PIC: Police Find Five Pounds of Marijuana in Car

Police said Darne Ricci had five individually wrapped pounds of marijuana in his car.

A Malden woman was arrested on Route 1 in Saugus earlier this week after police allegedly discovered five pounds of marijuana in her vehicle. 

Darne Ricci, 22, was pulled over by police for excessively tined windows and a missing front license plate. 

The officer reportedly smelled marijuana in the car and asked Ricci to surrender any drugs in the vehicle. Police said Ricci handed over "a few small bags," which eventually lead to the discovery of five, individually-wrapped pounds of marijuana. 

Ricci faces charges of possession with intent to distribute a class D substance. 

George Lyons January 02, 2013 at 06:17 PM
Will the tinted windows be tied to her obvious Glaucoma Defense?
FlyingTooLow January 02, 2013 at 09:00 PM
This is pathetic. Law enforcement needs to re-direct its focus on crimes... to those that are REAL crimes. I spent 5 years in Federal Prison for a marijuana offense. While I was there, I watched armed bank robbers come and go in as little as 20 months. After 3 years 'behind the wall,' I pointed this out to the parole board. Their response: “You must understand, yours was a very serious offense.” How do you respond to that mentality? I laughed about the parole panel's comment for 2 more years (as I still sat in prison), then wrote my book: Shoulda Robbed a Bank No, it is not a treatise on disproportionate sentences. I wrote about the escapades that led to my incarceration. I admit, I had a great time. No one was injured, no one was killed, firearms were not involved...there were no victims. We were Americans pursuing happiness in our own way. Harming no one...nor their property. That’s my contribution to helping point out just how ludicrous our pot laws truly are. I wish Ms. Ricci a speedy and complete exoneration.
FlyingTooLow January 02, 2013 at 09:01 PM
All card-carrying members of the DEA need to read: Shoulda Robbed a Bank Here is one of its reviews: 5.0 out of 5 stars... If David Sedaris had written 'Catcher in the Rye'..this would be it, June 30, 2012 Amazon Verified Purchase This review is from: Shoulda Robbed a Bank (Kindle Edition) I have never smoked pot in my life...nor do I ever care to. I read about this book in numerous Huffington Post comments. Thought I would read it because I know nothing about marijuana or the people involved with it. I am ecstatic that I did. Funny, Funny, Funny!!! The chapters are like short stories. Stories about unloading boats with helicopters, close encounters with law enforcement, traveling through the jungles of South America. The chapter about the author's first time smoking marijuana made me feel like I was with him...coughing. All of the characters were just a group of loveable, nice guys and girls. Not what I had been raised to believe...hysterical maniacs high on pot bent on death and mayhem. They were nothing like that. If you have ever read any of David Sedaris' books, and like them...you will love Shoulda Robbed a Bank. And the crazy things happening reminded me of Holden Caufield in 'Catcher in the Rye' and the way he staggered through life. The way the words are put together are like nothing I have ever heard. I am sure I will use many of the sayings found in this book just to dazzle my friends. A terrific read. I love this book.
full metal jacket January 03, 2013 at 09:09 PM
I'd like to see those on a scale they are the smallest pounds of marijauna that I have ever seen......what a huge powerhouse bust whats more funny is the little pat yourself on the back photo shoot they had with their little sign....meanwhile people are robbing and breaking into houses everywhere jammed on pills and heroin where are those busts
Richard H January 06, 2013 at 04:09 PM
This was an arrest by the State Police. They don't do robberies and people breaking into houses.
Brandon March 05, 2013 at 02:38 AM
There goes the theory it's all people from other places

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