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Lynbrook Man Nabbed for Selling Marijuana on Craigslist

Written by Long Island News & PR  |  01. December 2014

Lynbrook, NY - December 1st, 2014 - Narcotics/Vice Squad detectives report the arrest of a Brooklyn man for criminal sale and possession of marijuana that occurred in Lynbrook on Sunday, 11/30/14 at 10:20 P.M.

According to detectives, an undercover detective responded to a Craigslist advertisement for medical marijuana and made arrangements to purchase a half ounce of ‘Grade a Sour Diesel’. James Petrillo, 31, of Bayridge Ave., met with the detective in the parking lot of 490 Sunrise Hwy. and handed him a bag of Marijuana in exchange for cash.  The defendant was placed under arrest.

Petrillo is being charged with Criminal Sale Marijuana 4th Degree and Criminal Possession Marijuana 5th Degree. He was released on a Desk Appearance Ticket and will be arraigned on Wednesday, 12/10/14 in First District Court, Hempstead.

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