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A look at 2012 Mount Pleasant marijuana arrests

  • 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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