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Teen Arrested for Allegedly Dealing Weed From Apartment

Nine ounces of suspected marijuana were seized by police following surveillance at Broadmore Apartments in Lansdale

Nine ounces of marijuana, hash, drug paraphernalia and $1,800 were seized by Lansdale Police in an apartment in Lansdale following an investigation of alleged drug dealing by a 19-year-old man.

Gregory Eugene Olsen, 19, of , 639 S. Broad St., Lansdale, was arrested and charged with trafficking marijuana from his apartment, police said. He faces one felony count and additional misdemeanor charges.

In June, police received information on Olsen's alleged dealing, police said. In July and August, Lansdale and Montgomery Township police, along with the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office Municipal Drug Task Force, conducted a joint narcotics investigaton of Olsen, police said.

The investigation included surveillance and controlled buys of marijuana from Olsen at his apartment, police said.

On August 16, a search warrant was granted by District Judge Harold Borek, and was served on Olsen's apartment the next day by Lansdale and Montgomery Township officers, police said. 

Seized was nine ounces of marijuana, suspected hash, more than $1,800 in cash, a digital scale, grinders, rolling papers, bongs and plastic baggies, police said.

Olsen was charged with the following:

  • Felony Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance
  • Misdemeanor Possession of a Controlled Substance
  • Misdemeanor Possession with Intent to Use Drug Paraphernalia

Olsen was arraigned August 17 before District Judge Harry Nesbitt of Horsham and bail was set at 10 percent of $25,000 cash, according to court records.

Olsen was taken to Montgomery County Prison in lieu of bail, police said. 

Olsen posted $2,500 bail on August 18, according to prison records.

A preliminary hearing is set for August 27 at 10:45 a.m. before Nesbitt, according to court records.

mr grinch August 24, 2012 at 12:59 AM
I was mistaken my apologies.
GratefulGal August 25, 2012 at 08:33 PM
THANK YOU.. bout time someone set that straight. People are so concerned about judging others that they fail to recognize their own issues-- and yes, jumping to conclusions & failing to properly read a sentence is, in fact, a problem -- particularly when judgement comes thereafter. I also would like to agree with a previous poster in regards to the harmlessness of Marijuana. Sure, drugs are problematic & with drugs comes crime, etc., but marijuana is actually quite peaceful and positive, and certainly shouldn't be classified as a "drug," Rather, simply, it should be considered only that which it is, a medicinal herb. With proper research, anyone who isn't entirely ignorant, would realize that Marijuana is one of the greatest gifts we've been given... a true Blessing from God himself. Cannabis is so versatile, if utilized to its full capacity, we could save this evermore-violent & scary world. Truly. You wanna help society? Then recognize our Earth-bound saving grace, MARIJUANA, and help to educate those of whom have yet to have that inevitable epiphany. Yes, I'm entirely serious. As serious as serious gets. For anyone whom lacks the knowledge and understanding of the THOUSANDS of benefits from utilization of Cannabis, do please reply and leave your email address. I am happy to spend my time enlightening anyone whom truly cares to remove their blinders and expand their horizons. If not, well, then, shame on you, because YOU are preventing peace & harmony on Earth.
GratefulGal August 25, 2012 at 08:33 PM
THANK YOU.. bout time someone set that straight. People are so concerned about judging others that they fail to recognize their own issues-- and yes, jumping to conclusions & failing to properly read a sentence is, in fact, a problem -- particularly when judgement comes thereafter. I also would like to agree with a previous poster in regards to the harmlessness of Marijuana. Sure, drugs are problematic & with drugs comes crime, etc., but marijuana is actually quite peaceful and positive, and certainly shouldn't be classified as a "drug," Rather, simply, it should be considered only that which it is, a medicinal herb. With proper research, anyone who isn't entirely ignorant, would realize that Marijuana is one of the greatest gifts we've been given... a true Blessing from God himself. Cannabis is so versatile, if utilized to its full capacity, we could save this evermore-violent & scary world. Truly. You wanna help society? Then recognize our Earth-bound saving grace, MARIJUANA, and help to educate those of whom have yet to have that inevitable epiphany. Yes, I'm entirely serious. As serious as serious gets. For anyone whom lacks the knowledge and understanding of the THOUSANDS of benefits from utilization of Cannabis, do please reply and leave your email address. I am happy to spend my time enlightening anyone whom truly cares to remove their blinders and expand their horizons. If not, well, then, shame on you, because YOU are preventing peace & harmony on Earth.
GratefulGal August 25, 2012 at 09:21 PM
AMEN!
GratefulGal August 26, 2012 at 12:58 AM
I don't know him, but surely we all know someone who has been through this... it's always the same story, and a shameful one at that. You are so very right, this country, even the world at large, is rapidly depreciating in just about every imaginable way. Our government is ever-draining society of that which is in our best interest, while continuing to manipulate us into consuming that which allows them to control us, that which they are also largely monetizing, thereby allowing them to forever remain in control.. or so they think, and hope. Of course, if the many citizens of this FREE COUNTRY, like us, would take a stand, together, as one (while it's still free) against these damaging acts, including but hardly limited to: The World's biggest drug ring: Pharmaceutical America, the filling of (FULL) jails with non-violent citizens (such as pot charges) ((that OUR taxes are supporting, mind you, thus seeming that WE should have a say)), the corrupt regulations of the FDA, or rather, the lack thereof, which is seemingly run politically, rather than ethically, certainly making these "approved" chemicals & substances questionable (See: ASPERTAME), etc. The prior mentioned issues, among countless others, all come back to money. We are allowing GREED to run this country, and consequently, causing MONEY to run everyone's lives-- except those of us who are not the elitist are stressed and burdened by money, while THEY thrive. MONEY IS THE ROOT OF ALL EVIL!

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