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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Police Discover Suitcase Full of Weed In Car of Guy Peeing In Stranger's Front Yard

Posted By on Wed, Feb 25, 2015 at 10:50 AM

click to enlarge Yeah, you can put your weed in there. - ERIX VIA FLICKR

If you're driving around town with hundreds of grams of weed in your trunk, here's some free advice: Think twice before taking a leak in public, especially when your house is only a three-minute drive away.

A Florissant man faces a felony drug charge after police discovered more than 375 grams of marijuana in his car, according to St. Louis County circuit court.

click to enlarge Nicholas Carter, 23.
  • Nicholas Carter, 23.

Police discovered 23-year-old Nicholas Carter (no, not the Backstreet Boy) asleep in his car in front of a stranger's house in the 700 block of Watersedge Drive in Old Jamestown on October 18.

Neighbors had called police to report Carter for using their front yard as a toilet, and he was still there, passed out in his car, when St. Louis County police officers arrived awhile later, according to charging documents.

See also: Feds Arrest 28 For Selling Bath Salts, Synthetic Marijuana in St. Louis

Police reporting spying some weed in Carter's cup holder, and a search of the car revealed a suitcase filled with 378.4 grams of marijuana.

Carter was busted only a mile away from the home address he gave police, in the 2900 block of Rexford Creek Court in Florissant.

A judge set Carter's bond at $7,500.

Follow Lindsay Toler on Twitter at @StLouisLindsay. E-mail the author at Lindsay.Toler@RiverfrontTimes.com.

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