Man charged with controlled substance violation

BY DI STAFF | MARCH 09, 2012 6:30 AM

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A Massachusetts man has been charged with possessing a large amount of marijuana and cash.

According to an Iowa City police complaint, Peter McClean, Brookline, Mass., was charged Feb. 11, 2011, with a controlled-substance violation and permitting gatherings to use of marijuana.

On that date, Iowa City police officials reportedly searched 2387 Mehaffey Bridge Road, North Liberty, and found approximately half a pound of marijuana and more than $7,000 in cash.

According to the complaint, the residence also contained numerous pipes and devices used for the consumption and distribution of marijuana.

A controlled-substance violation is a Class-D felony.

Gathering for use of marijuana is a serious misdemeanor and is punishable of up to one year in jail and a maximum fine of $1,875.

— by Jordyn Reiland

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