WALLINGFORD — A Middletown man has been charged after police said he was found with more than a pound and a half of marijuana, marijuana-laced brownies and $1,200 cash inside his vehicle on Tuesday.
Trent Holmes, 25, of 274 George St., Middletown, was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released on $1,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in Meriden Superior Court on Dec. 19.
On Tuesday, police received a report of an odor of marijuana coming from a vehicle in a parking lot at 29 Toelles Road. Officers found Holmes and another person in the vehicle and a half-pound bag of marijuana on the back seat, Lt. Michael Colavolpe said in a statement. The second person was released without being charged.
Police searched the vehicle and found a second half-pound bag of marijuana inside a backpack. Officers also discovered additional marijuana packaged for sale, along with marijuana-laced brownies, Colavolpe said. Police also found packaging materials and digital scales.
Officers seized more than a pound and a half of marijuana and $1,200 cash, Colavolpe said.