Police: Man tried to eat handful of marijuana

Published: Wednesday, January 20, 2010 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, January 19, 2010 at 11:32 p.m.

A man who was pulled over for not using his turn signal wound up going to jail for allegedly trying to eat a handful of marijuana.

Gainesville Police said the man would have only been charged with a misdemeanor for possession of marijuana, but was charged with a felony for tampering with evidence when Officer Byron Carroll watched the man put marijuana in his mouth and start chewing.

Robert Michael Grady Jr., 27, was arrested at 2:36 a.m. Monday.

He was charged with habitually driving with a suspended license and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Grady was booked into the Alachua County Jail.

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