Assisted Living Center Resident Accused Of Keeping Pot In His Room

Tue 1-27-2015 []

(Ruthven)-- A resident of an assisted living center in Ruthven faces drug charges after authorities received a report of a suspicious smell coming from the man's room. The Palo Alto County Sheriff's Office says deputies were called shortly after 7:00 p.m. Saturday to the Ruthven Care Center assisted living.

Upon investigating, deputies found a small amount of what's alleged to marijuana in the room.

The resident, 74-year-old Jimmy Frieden, was cited for possession of marijuana and was released on a promise to appear in court at a later date.