'Safe Park' leader gets probation on drug charge - Tucson News Now

'Safe Park' leader gets probation on drug charge

Jon McLane. (Source: Facebook) Jon McLane. (Source: Facebook)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Jon McLane, founder of the homeless movement Safe Park, was sentenced to two years probation on Wednesday.

McLane, an advocate and activist for the homeless in Tucson, was one of six people arrested in March on a drug charges.

Tucson police said the arrests stemmed from a drug sting, which was organized after they received several complaints of apparent drug dealing at Veinte de Agosto Park.

McLane pleaded guilty to a charge of attempted sale of marijuana.

The others arrested along with McLane were: Dustin Jensen, 21, marijuana sales, possession of marijuana for sale and resisting arrest; Christopher Beeney, 42, possession of a dangerous drug for sale and possession of a dangerous drug and possession of narcotic paraphernalia; Carlos Rodriguez, 40, possession of a dangerous drug for sale and Zackary Bell, 33, and Nicole Coronado, 24, marijuana sales.

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