Man ‘hides stash of marijuana in Mary Jane candy wrappers’ but pot is detected inside checked bag by TSA at Newark airport

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From Mail Online, Jun 2015

Gregory Murphy, 49, of Toms River, New Jersey made it past security and was waiting to board his flight when he was confronted by Port Authority police after TSA found the drugs, pictured above, in his checked bag Gregory Murphy, 49, of Toms River, New Jersey made it past security and was waiting to board his flight when he was confronted by Port Authority police after TSA found the drugs, pictured above, in his checked bag

A New Jersey man was arrested after marijuana hidden in Mary Jane candy wrappers was found in his checked bag at Newark Liberty Airport, authorities said.

Gregory Murphy, 49, of Toms River made it past security and was waiting to board his flight when the pot was detected in the piece of checked luggage on Friday, TSA spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein said.

He was then paged at his gate by Port Authority police and confessed the marijuana placed inside a small plastic bag and wrapped in seven Mary Jane candy wrappers was his, Port Authority spokesman Joe Pentangelo said.

‘What made this one stand out…

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