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Montgomery County Man Accused Of Receiving Stolen Beer As Payment For Pot

Montgomery County Man Accused Of Receiving Stolen Beer As Payment For Pot

CREATED Jul 8, 2014

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Tenn. – A Montgomery County man was arrested after allegedly admitting he had some stolen beer that was given to him as payment for marijuana.

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were called to an alarm at a business on Clubhouse Lane on Sunday night. The burglar allegedly stole several bottles of beer from inside the business.

Deputies followed footprints in fresh dew to a house nearby, where 58-year-old Joseph Boileau asked if they were looking for the stolen beer that a juvenile had brought him.

Authorities said the juvenile admitted to have stolen the beer to pay Boileau for $150 worth of marijuana.

Boileau was arrested for theft of property and contributing to deliquency of a minor. His bond was set at $10,500.

The alleged burglar was also charged in Juvenile Court with two counts of burglary.