FOREST CITY | A man who planned to sell marijuana to Waldorf University students has been given probation on a felony charge of drug possession with intent to deliver.
Jonah P. Remker, 24, who now lives in Owatonna, Minnesota, pleaded guilty to the charge last year.
He was given a deferred judgment during his sentencing on Jan. 11.
FOREST CITY | A 21-year-old who admitted to giving his roommate $200 to help him start a ven…
Remker was put on probation for five years. A $750 civil penalty was suspended.
Remker, along with Isaiah P. Craig, 21, was arrested after a search warrant was executed on March 19 at the apartment they shared in the 100 block of Bob Johnson Drive, according to the Forest City Police Department.
Both men were juniors at Waldorf at the time. They also were members of the university's track team.
Police found more than 42.5 grams, or about a tenth of a pound, of marijuana in a closet in Remker's room, plus a hand-written agreement signed by three people listed under aliases, according to a criminal complaint.
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Police say the agreement states how much each person was to receive from drug sales.
Remker allegedly admitted to signing the agreement under an alias, stating the two others gave him start-out money for his dealing.
Craig was given a deferred judgment Nov. 2 after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit a felony.
He was put on probation for five years. He also must pay a $750 civil penalty.
Craig admitted that he gave Remker $200 to help him start his marijuana-selling venture.
Police say Craig also admitted to being one of those who signed the agreement.