Massachusetts County-Level Marijuana Arrests, by Population (2006)

   
Arrests
Arrest Rate per 100,000
County Pop.
Total
Poss.
Sales
Total
Poss.
Poss. Rank
Sales
Middlesex 1,467,779 1,497 1,288 209 101.99 87.75 13 14.24
Worcester 787,969 1,131 965 166 143.53 122.47 10 21.07
Essex 742,737 1,089 979 110 146.62 131.81 9 14.81
Suffolk 658,360 1,994 1,605 389 302.87 243.79 2 59.09
Norfolk 657,522 615 533 82 93.53 81.06 14 12.47
Bristol 549,614 1,086 969 117 197.59 176.31 4 21.29
Plymouth 495,368 884 760 124 178.45 153.42 7 25.03
Hampden 464,365 842 715 127 181.32 153.97 6 27.35
Barnstable 227,875 365 319 46 160.18 139.99 8 20.19
Hampshire 154,260 324 289 35 210.04 187.35 3 22.69
Berkshire 132,660 136 126 10 102.52 94.98 11 7.54
Franklin 72,769 123 113 10 169.03 155.29 5 13.74
Dukes 15,686 21 14 7 133.88 89.25 12 44.63
Nantucket 10,229 26 26 0 254.18 254.18 1 0.00

 

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Source: Uniform Crime Reporting Program Data

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