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Cops: Man busted with 5 lbs. of pot, $12K in health district lot

Photo by Westport Police Department

Boku Prince, 48, of Pound Ridge, N.Y., faces charges after police said he was discovered with more than five pounds of marijuana and $12,000 cash Saturday in the parking lot of the Westport Weston Health District.

A New York man was charged with selling illegal drugs Saturday afternoon when police said he was found with a large cache of marijuana and money in the parking lot of the Westport Weston Health District.

The man -- later identified as Boku Prince, 48, of Pound Ridge, N.Y. -- was spotted by Officer David Scinto a little after 4:30 p.m. Saturday in the health district's Bayberry Lane parking lot.

Officer James Loomer and the department's K-9, Koda, were called to the scene, and according to the report, found more than five pounds of marijuana and more than $12,000 in cash in Prince's car.

Prince was taken into custody and charged with sale of illegal drugs and possession of a hallucinogen / marijuana, police said.

He was released after posting a $40,000 bond and is scheduled to appear June 18 in Norwalk Superior Court.

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