Laconia man arrested for marijuana sales
LACONIA - A local man is under arrest, accused of trying to sell marijuana at Busy Corner.
Police said Peter Paul Colson Sr., 58, of 7 Church St., No. 305, had 10 individual bags of marijuana in his possession along with more than $500 when they arrested him about 8:30 a.m. at the 153 Church St. store.
Colson is charged with one count of attempted sale of a controlled drug as well as one count of possession of controlled drug with intent to distribute.
Police said he also had additional bags of marijuana, scales and drug paraphernalia they found when they searched his apartment.
What's next: Colson is free on $5,000 personal recognizance bail pending arraignment Jan. 9 in 4th Circuit Court, Laconia District Division.