Jun 16, 2014
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A man accused of possessing more than 150 prescription pain pills in Richmond last weekend was a real pain to take into custody, police said.

Glinn Pickett, 47, was booked into county jail after police say he resisted arrest about 11:30 p.m. Sunday during a traffic stop near West Macdonald Avenue and Richmond Parkway.

An officer who pulled Pickett over saw marijuana and prescription bottles in plainview in Pickett’s car, police spokesperson Sgt. Nicole Abetkov said.

“The suspect was asked to exit the vehicle, at which time he refused and struggled with the officers until they were able to gain control of him and remove him from the vehicle,” Abetkov said. “Located inside the vehicle were approximately  150 Hydrocodone prescription pills that were not prescribed to the suspect.

No injuries were reported.


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Mike Aldax is the editor of the Richmond Standard. He has 13 years of journalism experience, most recently as a reporter for the San Francisco Examiner. He previously held roles as reporter and editor at Bay City News, Napa Valley Register, Garden Island Newspaper in Kaua’i, and the Queens Courier in New York City.