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Driver to officer: 'I sell marijuana'

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CLAYTON, MO (AP) - The police officer making a traffic stop in suburban St. Louis was confronted with some unexpected honesty when the driver told him bluntly: "I'm not gonna lie. I sell marijuana."

The stop happened last summer in Manchester but the suspect, 27-year-old James Redmond of Des Peres, was charged last week. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1ERon9L ) reports that Redmond is jailed on $10,000, charged with drug possession with intent to distribute, a felony.

Police say Redmond was beyond cooperative when he was stopped July 24 for a license plate violation. Redmond allegedly told the officer there was marijuana in the center console, and police fond $1,534 there. Redmond allegedly told the officer that the money came from marijuana sales.

Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, http://www.stltoday.com

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