Denver resident arrested for carrying 11 pounds of marijuana on bus

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Jason Ramirez (Photo: Lamar Police Department)

Jason Ramirez (Photo: Lamar Police Department)

LAMAR, Colo. — Though many of Colorado’s district attorneys have said they will no longer pursue the majority of marijuana possession charges in the wake of Amendment 64, Prowers County Mike Davidson likely won’t be able to turn a blind eye to the man arrested for carrying over 10 pounds of marijuana aboard a bus in eastern Colorado Wednesday.

The Lamar Ledger reported that a K9 search of a Greyhoud Bus in Lamar revealed that Denver resident Jason Ramirez, 35, was carrying approximately 11 pounds of marijuana in a pillow

Though he disputed that the marijuana belonged to him, Ramirez, who was wanted on two outstanding warrants, was taken into custody.

According to the Ledger, Ramirez told police he wasn’t even on the bus. Police said the passengers aboard the bus, as well as the bus driver, who was holding a ticket that bared Ramirez’s name, made statements to the contrary.

Ramirez is being charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. His bond has been set at $32,000.