Man’s Craigslist ad leads to arrest

Posted at 1:55 PM, Nov 13, 2012
and last updated 2012-11-13 14:13:51-05
Hunter Brown (PHOTO: Albemarle County Police)

Hunter Brown (PHOTO: Albemarle County Police)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WTVR) -Detectives with the Jefferson Area Drug Enforcement Task Force (JADE) arrested a man they said advertised selling marijuana on the web.

Hunter Brown, 22, of Charlottesville, was arrested Monday night and charged with Distribution of Marijuana. JADE detectives executed a “buy bust operation” after someone alerted them to Brown’s marijuana post on Craigslist, Sgt. Tim Aylor wrote in an email. Police seized two ounces of marijuana during the operation.

Brown is currently being held without bond at the Charlottesville/Albemarle Regional Jail.