Police Answer Craigslist Ad for Marijuana, Arrest Teen

“JAMESTOWN, R.I. — New to town, 18-year-old Jason Gardiner wanted to know where he could find some weed, according to the Jamestown police.

So, he posted an ad on Craigslist — and got a response from the cops.

Jamestown Detective Derek Carlino wrote back, and Gardiner arranged to meet him to buy marijuana Sunday afternoon, according to a news release.

Gardiner, of 61 Spirketing St., was arrested at the meeting and charged with [solicitation], a felony.”

Read the original article, by Amanda Milkovits, at the Providence Journal Online.

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