Silverthorne Police Arrest Thomas Long with 46 lbs of MarijuanaPosted on November 28, 2007
Thomas Ray Long II, 36 years old, was arrested with over 46 pounds of marijuana in Silvertorne, Colorado. Silverthorne Police stopped Long as he was driving his GMC Denali in the wrong lane and for failing to stop at the intersection of Third Street and Adams Ave. Police said that Long almost hit another police vehicle that was stopped to assist a disabled vehicle.
An officer searched the vehicle after noticing a "very strong odor" of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Police located four garbage bags containing a total of 46.8 pounds of marijuana.
Long was arrested on suspicion of possession and distribution of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of eight ounces or more of marijuana, and failing to drive in correct lane. Long was transported to the Summit County Jail where he was later released after posting a bond.