POLICE: Man Runs With Trash Bag Full Of Pot, Cash

Police say they caught a man running from a home with a trash bag full of pot and cash.

Jeffrey Pettigrew is charged with felony possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana.

New Bern police say they were called to a home on Shadow Brook Lane Friday morning for a trespassing call. When officers arrived they saw a man running from the home carrying a trash bag. It turns out the 24-year-old Pettigrew lives at the home and ran after a domestic dispute.

Inside the trash bag officers found approximately five pounds of marijuana and more than $2,900 in cash.

Pettigrew has a first appearance on Monday.


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  • by c-had Location: police state nc on Feb 17, 2012 at 09:51 PM
    "You gotta know when to hold em and know when to fold em." The dude didnt follow Kenny's advice and now hes gotta pay.If its not enough Cannabis or money(and this isnt) to put your a!@ on the line, DONT!!!!!
  • by dude on Feb 17, 2012 at 05:28 PM
    dude, dont mix your dope dealen, with your everyday drama bs.
  • by Anonymous on Feb 17, 2012 at 05:19 PM
    Wow...,they sure come stupid down here.
  • by Wharf Rat Location: OIB on Feb 17, 2012 at 04:27 PM
    It was trash! He was just trying to get to the dumpster.....
    • reply
      by Ha Ha Ha on Feb 17, 2012 at 05:01 PM in reply to Wharf Rat
      You are so corny... Stop before you embarrass yourself
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      by Formerly O.L.I. on Feb 18, 2012 at 05:14 AM in reply to Wharf Rat
      LoL...No, he'd been out trick-or-treating. He just needs to reveal the places that gave out the 'treats'.
  • by Aww, Jeffery on Feb 17, 2012 at 03:52 PM
    You know you shouldn't sell dope if you don't have a car.
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