A 65-year-old Okla. man impressed by the kindness of the Sheriff who arrested him has pledged his support in the law enforcement official's upcoming re-election campaign, 5News reports.
Latimer County Sheriff Robbie Brooks said he was campaigning door-to-door Wednesday and smelled marijuana coming from inside a home.
As Jerry Paulk opened the door, Brooks, rather than extend his hand and begin to discuss his campaign, removed the suspect and two women, 19 and 26, while deputies got a warrant to search the home.
Marijuana-growing equipment was later found inside the house, Sheriff Brooks told 5News. The two women were allegedly found with illegal prescriptions.
Paulk was anything but a master criminal, according to Brooks. The 65-year-old allegedly left his joint on a nearby shelf after he opened the door to greet the Sheriff.
All three are being held at Latimer County Jail.