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Published January 04, 2011, 10:00 AM

Fargo Man Busted in Facebook Pot Sting

A Fargo man was busted for trying to buy pot on Facebook. 21-year-old Benjamin Felch pleaded guilty in Cass County District Court to felony counts of attempting to possess marijuana with intent to distribute and possessing drug paraphernalia.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

FARGO (WDAY-TV)- A Fargo man was busted for trying to buy pot on Facebook.

21-year-old Benjamin Felch pleaded guilty in Cass County District Court to felony counts of attempting to possess marijuana with intent to distribute and possessing drug paraphernalia.

Prosecutors say Felch went to Oak Grove Park in Fargo, hoping to meet up with a woman who said she could provide pot to sell.

Little did he know, the woman turned out to be an undercover police officer.

Flech was sentenced to 39 days in jail already served for some lesser charges, and a year and a half of probation.

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