Listen Online - Listen on Mobile Radio.com | Mobile App Info

‘Dr. Reefer’ Pleads Guilty To Drug Charge In Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas man who went by the name “Dr. Reefer” is facing prison time after pleading guilty to selling marijuana.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that Pierre Werner entered the plea Thursday under a deal that would keep his family out of prison.

Under the plea bargain, Werner’s mother, Reynalda Barnett, and his younger brother, Clyde Barnett, also pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute marijuana.

They have a chance to receive probation.

But Werner is expected to return to prison because he has a prior drug record.

A sentencing date has been set for Oct. 18.

Federal authorities charged 15 people with selling marijuana in Las Vegas in January, including Werner and his family.

Growing medical marijuana for personal use is legal in Nevada, but selling it is illegal.

___

Information from: Las Vegas Review-Journal, http://www.lvrj.com

 

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Las Vegas

Get Started
Introducing Your New Podcast Network Play.it

Listen Live