Utah man caught selling pot to pay for police academy

Also arrested for possession of a stolen firearm and for possession of pills and drug paraphernalia

By Sheena McFarland
The Salt Lake Tribune

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — While police officers arrest pot dealers fairly frequently, Orem police officers heard a pretty unusual reason for the illegal activity during an arrest this weekend.

The 20-year-old man said he was dealing the drugs in order to save up for the police academy.

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