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Indiana man shows up with wrong pot for crawfish

Bust at crawfish farm. (Source: Cross County Sheriff's Office via Facebook) Bust at crawfish farm. (Source: Cross County Sheriff's Office via Facebook)
Scott Schillig (Source: Cross County Sheriff's Office via Facebook) Scott Schillig (Source: Cross County Sheriff's Office via Facebook)
(Source: Cross County Sheriff's Office via Facebook) (Source: Cross County Sheriff's Office via Facebook)
CROSS COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

An Indiana man was busted in Cross County after he accidentally showed a cooler full of marijuana to an off-duty deputy. 

According to a post on the Cross County Sheriff's Office Facebook page, 61-year-old Scott Schillig, of Groverstown, Indiana tried to buy some crawfish from the Hylle Crawfish Farm in Cross County Thursday.

When Schillig arrived, he placed coolers on the ground to put the crawfish in but then found out one of them contained several vacuum sealed bags of marijuana. 

The person helping out at the Hylle Crawfish Farm was off-duty Corporal Kendole Boykin with the Cross County Sheriff's Office. 

Schillig was taken into custody without incident. 

The post says deputies also found in Schillig's vehicle, two firearms, and $7,366 in cash. Deputies say the cash was seized as proceeds believed to be from trafficking narcotics. 

The marijuana had an approximate weight of 3.6 pounds.

Schillig is charged with possession of schedule VI controlled substance "marijuana," with the purpose to deliver (Class C felony), and simultaneous possession of drugs and firearms (Class Y felony). 

Schillig is currently being held at the Cross County Jail.

Cross County Sheriff JR Smith said, "I would like to commend Corporal Boykin for being vigilant even when he is off duty. I have a great group of deputies who always go above and beyond the call of duty. I am glad we were able to arrest this individual and remove more illegal drugs from our community."

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