Man Texts Wrong Number to Buy Pot, Met by Police

MAUSTON, Wis. (CHANNEL 3000) -

A man who thought he was texting someone to purchase marijuana was texting the wrong number and wound up being met by a police officer, according to a release from Mauston police.

Officers were called Friday night by someone who was getting text messages from someone named Scotty looking to meet to purchase marijuana.

Using the information in the text message, a police officer and K-9 found a suspect vehicle parked in a business parking lot, just as the text said.

The officer asked Scott Rozons, 27, of Reedsburg, what he was doing in the parking lot of a closed business. Police said Rozons gave a vague answer. The said he had knowledge that someone named Scotty, in a vehicle that matched the description of the one Rozons was driving, was waiting to purchase drugs at the location in which Rozons was parked. The officer said Rozons was surprised the officer had the information because he thought he was texting his friend.

Police said Rozons admitted to the officer where his drug paraphernalia was in the vehicle. He was issued a citation for possession of drug paraphernalia.

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