|Thomas Edward Weed|
A man was arrested on a charge of marijuana possession after allegedly showing up to court with packages of marijuana in his car, police in California said.
The Placer County Sheriff’s Office said that they have arrested 47-year-old Thomas Edward Weed of Grass Valley, after he was found to be in possession of numerous bags of marijuana outside the courthouse.
Weed was charged with drug possession, driving under the influence, driving with a suspended license and a probation violation.
He was booked into the Placer County Jail, and his bail was set at $45,000.
According to the police, Weed was speeding in front of two officers outside the North Lake Tahoe Sheriff’s Station on Monday.
Weed then parked in front of the courthouse, taking up two spaces. Police caught up with Weed in a courtroom. He was led back to his car for a search.
Officers found packages of marijuana, hash, scales and other drug paraphernalia. Weed was under the influence of meth at the time of his arrest.