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Duke Student Charged After Pot Delivered to Dorm Room

Posted April 4, 2007
Updated July 13, 2009

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Editor's Note: Charges against Ryan Packer were dismissed and his record expunged in April 2007.

A Duke University student has been charged with drug trafficking in connection with the delivery of 17 pounds of marijuana to an on-campus residence.

Ryan Packer, 20, is charged with trafficking marijuana and possession of marijuana. He was released on a $5,000 bond after an initial court appearance Wednesday morning.

Investigators used a drug dog to sniff out the package shipped from Arizona. The package was addressed to Packer and delivered to his on-campus residence, police said.

Packer is a member of the Duke swim team, but school officials said they don't plan to take any action until the legal process is done.

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