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Rockland man accused of giving marijuana to teen son

Posted May 14, 2012, at 6:02 p.m.
Last modified May 14, 2012, at 6:21 p.m.
Kenneth MacDonald
Maine State Police
Kenneth MacDonald

ROCKLAND, Maine — A 44-year-old local man was arrested Saturday morning, accused of providing marijuana to his 17-year-old son.

Kenneth MacDonald of North Main Street was arrested on a charge of aggravated furnishing of marijuana. He was taken to the Knox County Jail about 11:30 a.m. and released on bail later that day.

Maine State Police Troopers Evan Teel and Scott Quintero stopped a vehicle driven by MacDonald in Union for reportedly having a loud exhaust. The troopers approached the vehicle smelled marijuana, they reported.

MacDonald admitted that he had marijuana in the vehicle, according to state police. He was interviewed and charged with the drug offense for sharing the pot with his son.

The son was not charged.

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