A Pennsylvania man who left two pounds of pot in an Uber driver’s vehicle was arrested by police when he tried to retrieve the weed. Malik Mollett, 21, was arrested by undercover state troopers on January 9, according to media reports.
Mollett had hailed a Uber near Pittsburgh late last month, but at the end of his ride forgot a bag with two sealed one-pound packages of cannabis. When he realized that he left his weed in the car, he contacted Uber in an attempt to recover the bag.
Uber Driver Snitches on Rider
Uber contacted the unidentified driver to pass on the information about the missing bag that had been left in the car. The email from Uber included a telephone number for the bag’s owner. After finding the bag, the driver discovered the two packages of marijuana inside and then called the police.
Last week, an undercover Pennsylvania state trooper posing as the driver called Mollett at the phone number provided to report that the bag had been found. Mollett gave the police officer his name and a description of the lost bag. The undercover officer sent a photo of the bag via text message and Mollett confirmed that the