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Paul Stoner Arrested For Pot Because Of Course He Was

Paul Stoner was arrested after a drug task force found more than $10,000 worth of marijuana plants near his house.
Posted at 1:10 PM, Aug 22, 2014

​A Virginia man was arrested for manufacturing marijuana. But it isn't the crime that's getting attention. It's the man's name.

FOX NEWS"What may be a prophetic name for Virginia man Paul Stoner."

KRIV: "Your mom must be so proud, Paul Stoner. Get it?"

"The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon""Who tipped off the police? The phone book? Paul Stoner? Luckily Stoner was bailed out by his wife, Ima."

Yeah, that last name is unfortunate in this circumstance. In all seriousness, though, the crime 42-year-old Stoner was arrested for is a big deal. 

The Blue Ridge Narcotics and Gang Task Force released a statement, and it was published on WVIR's website. It said Stoner was arrested after the task force seized more than $10,000 worth of marijuana plants near his house. It alleges Stoner was selling the drug to juveniles.

TheDaily Progress added that firearms, prescription medications and drug paraphernalia were also seized after police received a search warrant for Stoner's residence. 

Stoner was charged with possession of a firearm while in possession of more than a pound of marijuana and with manufacturing marijuana. Police say other charges are pending.