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Man tries to pawn video game console with crystal meth inside

The Sega Genesis Mk II (Source: Wikimedia Commons) The Sega Genesis Mk II (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
According to a report, Jared Fournier, tried to pawn an old Sega Genesis console at American Pawn in Moultrie, Georgia. (Source: Colquitt County Sheriff's Office) According to a report, Jared Fournier, tried to pawn an old Sega Genesis console at American Pawn in Moultrie, Georgia. (Source: Colquitt County Sheriff's Office)
Screen grab of Sonic the Hedgehog® on Sega Genesis, which debuted in 1991. (Source: Wikimedia Commons) Screen grab of Sonic the Hedgehog® on Sega Genesis, which debuted in 1991. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
The Sega Genesis, also known as the Mega Drive, was Sega's third console and successor to the Master System. (Source: Wikimedia Commons) The Sega Genesis, also known as the Mega Drive, was Sega's third console and successor to the Master System. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) -

Police say a pawn shop found meth inside an old video game console after a man tried to sell it.

According to a report, Jared Fournier, tried to pawn an old Sega Genesis console at American Pawn.

It happened Tuesday a little after 5 p.m.

When workers at the shop checked the console after receiving it, they found an amount of crystal meth inside the game cartridge slot.

They immediately called police, who tracked down Fournier and arrested him.

He was charged with possession of methamphetamine.

There was no word on whether the Sega Genesis console was in working condition.

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