Crawfordsville Man Arrested in Pulaski County after Picking Marijuana

A Crawfordsville man was arrested in Pulaski County on Monday, August 20 after police found him picking marijuana near a cornfield.

The Pulaski County deputy was patrolling on State Road 39 near 600 North and found a man, later identified as Joshua Allen, reportedly picking marijuana from a plant in the field. After the officer detained Allen, Allen stated that he was working with a construction crew building a grain bin and was not feeling well. He left to go for a walk and saw a huge marijuana plant growing in the field. He stated that he knew the area was known for its marijuana plants.

Police searched the area where the alleged marijuana plant was growing and found several stems with the leaves still attached laying on the ground.

Allen was then arrested on a preliminary charge of Possession of Marijuana under 30 Grams.