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So far SPD arrests more than it cites for marijuana
Officers have discretion with city’s law, in effect since Jan. 1
W Mike Broadhead
Chief of Police Mike Broadhead
Statesboro police officers continue to charge some suspects with misdemeanor marijuana possession under the state law and book them into the county jail. A city ordinance that took effect Jan. 1 giving officers discretion to cite and release has been used in fewer instances so far.
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