Thursday
July
30
2015
11:18 am
Weather

  Home
  Local News
  State / National / World
  Sports
  Opinion / Letters
  Business
  Arts / Entertainment
  Lifestyle
  Obituaries
  Calendar
  Submit Event
  Comics / Games
  Classifieds
  DJ Designers
  Archives
  Advertise With Us
  About Us
 
 
 
 
Ice cream shop manager scoops up pot plea deal
July 03, 2014, 05:00 AM By Michelle Durand Daily Journal

Martin Abinader

The manager of a Belmont ice cream shop pleaded no contest Wednesday to selling marijuana that he placed in a single-scoop cup for customers.

Martin Abinader, 20, of San Carlos, was given 90 days jail after pleading no contest to two counts of selling marijuana to an undercover police officer in April. He has credit of two days toward the term earned before posting $30,000 bail and can spend the remainder in the Project 90 treatment program.

The settlement is “a reasonable disposition in this day and age,” said District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe.

Abindar had been scheduled for a preliminary hearing in August but changed his plea at a review conference Wednesday afternoon.

Abindar managed the Baskin-Robbins store on the 1000 block of Alameda de las Pulgas. After a Carlmont High School resource officer received a tip that Abinader was dealing drugs in the shop, Belmont police sent an undercover officer with a wire into the business at 6 p.m. April 8. Abindar retrieved marijuana from his car outside the store and placed $50 worth in a ice cream cup which he then put into a Baskin-Robbins bag. Ninety minutes later the same officer returned and purchased $100 although the sale happened in Abinader’s vehicle.

Police arrested Abinader after that transaction and reported finding hash and a small amount of cocaine, too.

michelle@smdailyjournal.com

(650) 344-5200 ext. 102

 

 

Tags: officer, marijuana, abindar, abinader, after, police,


Other stories from today:

Human trafficking suspect pleads not guilty
Tim Draper snaps up $19 million in bitcoin
Millbrae man imprisoned 18 months for eBay fraud
 

 
Print this Page Print this Page  |  Bookmark and Share
<< Back
 
Return To Archives
 
  


 
 
 
Daily Journal Quick Poll
 
Do you think cities and the county should regulate services like airbnb that rents out rooms and homes?

Yes, homes are not hotels
No, let the free market be
Maybe a little to make sure people using the service are legit
Not sure

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Crews battle fast-moving fire in California's Lake County
LOWER LAKE, Calif. — A fast-spreading wildfire in Northern California's Lake County has destroyed ..
Greek leader seeks to quash rebellion with party vote
ATHENS, Greece — In a bid to consolidate his political support and complete a crucial bailout with..
Confederate flags placed at Ebenezer church near MLK Center
ATLANTA — Four Confederate battle flags were found on the grounds of the Ebenezer Baptist Church n..
India hangs only man sentenced to die for 1993 Mumbai blasts
NEW DELHI — Ignoring pleas and petitions by civil society groups, India on Thursday hanged an acco..
More >>  
 
 
  
 
  
 
©2015 San Mateo Daily Journal
San Mateo County advertising