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Salem Man Sentenced For Marijuana Charge

Raymond Speight, Jr., was arrested for receiving 5 1/2 pounds of marijuana in the mail.

The Union Leader is reporting that a Salem man arrested in March after a drug seizure has been sentenced to 1 1/2-to-4 years in prison after pleading guilty to a charge of possession of a controlled drug with intent to distribute.

According to the paper, Raymond Speight, Jr., 23, was originally arrested for receiving 5 1/2 pounds of marijuana in the mail. At Rockingham County Superior Court, Judge N. William Delker told Speight he was "not dealing a little on the side to fuel a drug habit...You are the problem," according to the Union Leader.

Oedipus December 22, 2012 at 07:34 PM
Another ridiculous sentence for a non violent offense.
randy bone January 23, 2013 at 05:14 AM
I know this guy. He is a scumbag and he had it coming.
Riley Reid January 23, 2013 at 01:48 PM
I'm sorry but I disagree with you. Just think for a minute who he was probably selling that stuff to ? The mall is like a school playground, packed with kids. Glad to see him gone, but i'm sure someone will take his place. Nice job Salem PD
Oedipus January 23, 2013 at 02:24 PM
He was probably selling his wares to his friends and other people mostly over the age of 18. The mall? What does the mall have to do with anything?

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