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Man on bike runs because of pot possession
Ceres Cop Car

Juan Dimas, 25, of Modesto, ditched his bicycle to run from police Saturday because he was in possession of marijuana, often only a citable offense.

At 4:50 p.m. Officer Justin Canatsy made a stop of Dimas in the 1100 block of Herndon Road. Dimas saw the officer, jumped off the bike and took off running as Canatsy closing in on him.

Dimas was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and resisting arrest.