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Man charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana

A Mitchell man accused of possessing marijuana may also have had the intent to sell it.

Law enforcement executed a search warrant at 319 E. 10th Ave., where Elmer Pickner Jr., 24, was living. Officers found more than 1 ounce of marijuana during the search and found items related to selling and packaging marijuana.

According to court documents, Pickner told officers he intended to sell some of the drug, but also used marijuana and planned to keep some.

Pickner is charged with possession of marijuana with an intent to distribute, which carries a maximum penalty upon conviction of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine.