ROCHESTER, Minn. – A second man arrested when police seized six pounds of marijuana is pleading guilty.
Quran Khalifa Mashawn Bennett, 31 of Rochester, and Rodney Darrell Salter, 31 of Rochester, were pulled over in January on Highway 52 after an off-duty police officer saw there was a warrant out for Salter for fleeing police and drug possession. Salter was the driver and Bennett was the passenger.
Officers said a search of the vehicle found six one-pound bags of marijuana in the trunk.
Bennett entered a guilty plea Thursday to 5th degree sale of marijuana. His sentencing is set for September 12. Salter previously pleaded guilty to 5th degree sale of marijuana and was given one year and nine months in prison.