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Georgia man arrested after pawning video game console filled with drugs

8 years 8 months 1 week ago Monday, October 05 2015 Oct 5, 2015 October 05, 2015 10:34 AM October 05, 2015 in News
Source: WALB-TV
By: Brock Sues

MOULTRIE, GA - Police said a man was arrested after a pawn shop found crystal meth inside an old video game console the man tried to sell.

WALB-TV reports Jared Fournier was charged with possession of methamphetamine after the pawn shop found the stash of drugs and contacted authorities.

Fournier tried to pawn a Sega Genesis console at American Pawn in Moultrie, Georgia. When workers at the shop checked the console after receiving it, they found an undisclosed amount of crystal meth inside the game cartridge slot.

They immediately called police, who were able to track down Fournier and arrest him.

There was no word on whether the video game console was in working condition.

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