CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. – Two men from Fort Lauderdale were arrested in Charlotte County after police found several marijuana edibles in a car Thursday. 

Shavon C. Morgan, 25, and David Joseph, 30, were arrested. 

According to the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy pulled over an SUV near mile marker 159 around 1:45 p.m. Thursday. 

The deputy asked both Morgan, who was driving, and Joseph if they had medical marijuana cards after he noticed a strong smell coming from the car. The deputy also asked the men if they had recently bought hemp or CBD.

The men said they weren’t in possession of either, and that there wasn’t anything inside the car. 

After searching the car, deputies found various things inside, including: 

  • A cake weighing over four pounds testing positive for THC
  • A scale with marijuana residue
  • A plastic bag with 113 pre-rolled marijuana cigarettes weighing 132.5 grams
  • A device used to make pre-rolled marijuana cigarettes with 27.1 grams of marijuana inside
  • A cooler with 109 bottles of THC drinks
  • Seven Captain Crunch treats individually packaged, totaling 684.1 grams
  • Seven Rice Crispy treats individually packaged, totaling 699.7 grams
  • Seven Trail Mix treats individually packaged, totaling 773.4 grams
  • Seven Cocoa Puffs treats individually packaged, totaling 803.6 grams
  • Six Fruity Pebbles treats individually packaged, totaling 592.1 grams
  • Eight Fruit Loop treats individually packaged, totaling 835.1 grams
  • An aluminum tray with 53 individually wrapped cake pops
  • Thirty-one brownies
  • Seven cookies

A deputy also found Morgan was driving with a license that had been suspended since 2017.

After an investigation, deputies determined that the items found in the car were being transported to sell. 

Morgan was charged with knowingly driving while having a license suspended, possession of marijuana over 20 grams, possession with intent to sell marijuana and possession or use of drug paraphernalia.

Joseph was charged with possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, possession or use of drug paraphernalia and possession with an intent to sell a schedule III of IV other controlled substance. 

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