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Man who wanted to go to jail calls police on himself and smokes marijuana in front of officers

By Mason White 3:20 PM January 7, 2016
Alonso Medrano 

By: Chan Yuan
A man was arrested on a charge of marijuana possession after allegedly smoking marijuana in front of police officers, police in Colorado said.

Longmont police said that they have arrested 28-year-old Alonso Medrano, after being accused of smoking marijuana in front of police officers because he wanted to go to jail.

The incident unfolded around 9:30 p.m. on Monday, as police officers responded to a call about an unknown disturbance in the 200 block of Gay Street.

Police officers who arrived at the scene, found Medrano smoking a marijuana cigarette on a porch. After admitting that he was smoking marijuana, Medrano told police that he wanted to go to jail.

He admitted to violating a restraining order.

Medrano had three active restraining orders and was forbidden to possess or consume alcohol or controlled substances.

Medrano was arrested at the scene. Police said that while placing the handcuffs on the suspect, it malfunctioned and had to be cut off at a hospital.