Mobile marijuana distributor arrested
September 13, 2010
Grover Beach Police arrested a Pismo Beach man for selling marijuana out of an illegal mobile marijuana dispensary on Sept. 12.
At approximately 3:20 p.m., someone reported a man was selling marijuana out of a van on the 100 block of North Second Street. Police discovered Robert Wharton, 58, was operating a mobile marijuana dispensary in violation of state law.
Officers seized 58 grams of marijuana and $5,500 in cash out of Wharton’s van.
Officers booked Wharton into County Jail on two felony charges: possession of marijuana for sale and illegal transportation of marijuana.