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Va. man pleads guilty to selling pot-laced candies from booth at fair in Maryland

Law enforcement detained two men at the booth of the vendor suspected of selling THC-laced candy. (2016 photo courtesy of Bill Green/Frederick News-Post)

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) -- Authorities say a Virginia man sold assorted candies laced with marijuana out of a booth at a fair in Maryland.

The Frederick News-Post reports that 24-year-old Robert Andrew Cody McGee pleaded guilty on Wednesday in Frederick County Circuit Court to possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. McGee was charged after an undercover County Sheriff's deputy purchased $80-worth of products from him at The Great Frederick Fair in September 2016.

Authorities say state lab tests had found the products contained cannabinol.

WATCH: ABC7 covered this story in September 2016:

Assistant State's Attorney Colleen Swanson told the judge that prosecutors will seek a six-month sentence and two years' probation upon release. McGee's attorney, James DeLorenzo, will argue that McGee be sentenced to the more than a month he's already served awaiting extradition.

McGee's sentencing is scheduled for Aug. 31.

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