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Scranton Man Discovered With Large Amounts Of Marijuana Faces Felony Drug Charges

July 15, 2018

A Scranton man faces numerous drug counts after police found a large quantity of marijuana, cash and other suspected drugs in his car early Wednesday. Moosic police discovered Logan Terrance O’Boyle, 20, 1131 Rundle St., sitting with a passenger in his Jeep Grand Cherokee in a parking lot at 52 Glenmaura National Boulevard about 2 a.m. Public parking is prohibited at the lot, and O’Boyle appeared impaired when officers question why he was there, police wrote in a criminal complaint. When O’Boyle rolled down his window, a large amount of smoke and the odor of marijuana emanated from the Jeep. Officers saw a partially smoked joint on the center console and, when asked if there was anything else in the vehicle, O’Boyle reached into the center console and produced a small bag of suspected marijuana, police said. Upon searching the vehicle, police found a black backpack containing a “large bag of suspected marijuana” and other suspected drugs. Drug paraphernalia was also discovered in the vehicle, police said. While the criminal complaint does not detail the specific amount of drugs discovered, borough Police Chief Rick Janesko said Friday police also found dozens of marijuana lollipops, some LSD and about $1,700 in cash. Janesko said there was about half a pound of marijuana in the car. O’Boyle faces two felony counts of possession of a controlled substance and two felony counts of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, as well as misdemeanor drug charges. He was originally placed in Lackawanna County Prison in lieu of $50,000 bail, but O’Boyle was released from prison Friday as there was a bed available at Geisinger Marworth Treatment Center in Waverly Twp. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for 9 a.m. Thursday. Contact the writers: jhorvath@timesshamrock.com; 570-348-9141; @jhorvathTT on Twitter; flesnefsky@timesshamrock.com; 570-348-9100 x5181; @flesnefskyTT on Twitter

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