Florida man arrested for handing out marijuana 'Because it's Christmas'
WGHP / Pinellas County
Officers said Richard Ellis Spurrier had 45 grams of marijuana on him and was handing it out to people as they passed by.

via WGHP:

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WGHP) -- Police said they arrested a man Saturday for handing out marijuana “because it was Christmas.”

The Pinellas County arrest report says Richard Ellis Spurrier, 67, was confronted by police Saturday around 11 p.m.

Officers said Spurrier had 45 grams of marijuana on him and was handing it out to people as they passed by.

Spurrier reportedly told officers he was handing out the weed “because it was Christmas.”

Spurrier was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell.

Officers said they found a hidden sword in Spurrier’s cane when they arrested him.

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