Quinnipiac students accused of selling cereal drug squares

Published on Tuesday, 20 February 2018 13:24
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HAMDEN - Two students at Quinnipiac University are accused of selling drugs out of their dorm room, including edible squares made with marijuana and Fruity Pebbles cereal.

Police arrested 18-year-old Patrick Ownbey of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, 18-year-old Shawn Wheeler of Atkinson, New Hampshire on Sunday, charging them with the possession and sale of a controlled substance.

Police say two other students found in the dorm room were issued infractions for possessing small amounts of marijuana.

The say that during their investigation they seized 15.5 grams of marijuana, five edible cereal squares, 87 grams of THC oil and drug paraphernalia.

The students, who were released on $1,000 bonds, are due in court on March 5. Neither immediately responded to emails seeking comment.

Posted in New Britain Herald, General News, State on Tuesday, 20 February 2018 13:24. Updated: Tuesday, 20 February 2018 13:27.