Wednesday, June 26, 2013
The Mount Pleasant Police Department is committed to professional policing by reinforcing procedures that maintain public confidence while providing service and enforcing laws in a fair, equitable, and impartial manner.
This information represents the arrests associated with the criminal offenses related to marijuana possession to include the following:
Simple Possession of Marijuana
Distribution of Marijuana
Possession of Marijuana with the Intent to Distribute
Possession of Marijuana with the Intent to Distribute within the Proximity of a School
A total of 250 persons were taken into custody during 2012 for the above related offenses.
The following is a breakdown by residency:
1 Asian resident, 0.4 percent of total
32 African-American non-resident, 12.8 percent of total
23 African-American resident, 9.2 percent of total
57 Caucasian non-resident, 22.8 percent of total
137 Caucasian resident, 54.8 percent of total
The following is a breakdown by race and gender:
1 Asian male, 0.4 percent of total
10 African-American females, 3.93 percent of total
45 African-American males; 17.7 percent or total
32 Caucasian females, 12.6 percent or total
162 Caucasian males, 65.4 percent
The following is a breakdown by race:
1 Asian, 0.4 percent of total
55 African-American, 22 percent or total
194 Caucasian, 77.6 percent of total
The following is a breakdown by gender:
42 females, 16.8 percent of total
208 males, 83.2 percent of total.
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