Four QU students arrested after pot bust in dorm

By HQ Press staff

Hamden police arrested four Quinnipiac University students Sunday, Feb. 18 after an anonymous tip led to the revelation of large quantities of marijuana products in a campus dorm. 

According to a release by the Hamden Police Department, Quinnipiac Public Safety searched the room of Patrick Owenby and found a plastic bag containing 15.5 grams of marijuana, five “Marijuana Fruity Pebbles Squares” weighing 303.3 grams, 87 grams of THC oil and drug paraphernalia, including packaging materials. 

Police charged Owenby, an 18-year old from Cherry Hill, New Jersey, with possession of a controlled substance and sale of a controlled substance. 

Facing the same charges is Shawn Wheeler, 18, of Atkinson, New Hampshire. At the time of the search, Wheeler was in possession of 137.5 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, including a scale. 

Both Owenby and Wheeler paid $1,000 in bond to appear in court in Meriden on March 5. 

Police also issued infractions (possession of less than a half ounce of marijuana) to Samuel Geiss, 19, of Wellesley, Massachusetts, and Wilton's Matthew Moore, 19.

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