PORT RICHEY — Deputies arrested a man Saturday night, not for shooting his friend, reports state, but for all the marijuana they found squirreled away around his house.
A loud bang from his sliding glass door stirred David Leonard Riscile, 23, about 10:30 p.m., a Pasco sheriff's report states. He grabbed a handgun and went to investigate.
He was greeted in the back room by a man he knew but still fired off a shot, hitting the man in the shoulder. Responding deputies searched the home at 8442 Luray Ave. with Riscile's consent and found pot everywhere.
It was on his bedroom floor, in a blunt on his bed, in a baggie in the kitchen, in two large bags in the oven and in another shoved into a Doritos bag. All told, it was about 1¼ pounds worth. They found a bong under the bathroom sink and a scale on the counter. They found $5,551 in his clothes hamper, the bills poking through the hamper's holes.
Riscile admitted owning the pot, the report states. He was arrested on charges of possession of paraphernalia, possession of over 20 grams of marijuana and possession with intent to sell. He has since been released from the Land O'Lakes jail after posting the $15,150 bail.