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March 20, 2013

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NEW CASTLE — Marijuana found in home searches

New Castle police say they found marijuana and drug paraphernalia at two separate houses while searching for a robbery suspect.

Police went to a house in the 400 block of East Division Street around 4 p.m. Friday. The resident, Robert Wayne Hoon, 30, who lives at the house, gave them consent to look inside, police said.

During the search, officers found three suspected marijuana cigarettes, three pipes and a cutting instrument.

According to police, Hoon said the items were his and that he smokes marijuana. He gave them a bag of suspected marijuana and a tube containing three suspected marijuana cigarettes.

The officers also went to a home where Mark Steven Krieger Jr., 38, of 802 Pollock Ave. allowed them to search. There, they found Krieger to have marijuana and paraphernalia, police said.

Both men are charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

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