POLICE STEAL BAIL MONEY, CLAIMING IT SMELLED LIKE MARIJUANA
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) Police confiscated $50,000 in cash from a Vermont couple who had come to bail their daughter out of jail, because the money smelled like marijuana and was thought to be the proceeds of drug deals.
KIWI COPS EXPOSED FOR INVESTIGATING POT-SMOKING MP
NEW ZEALAND –Documents obtained under the Official Information Act show police investigated and wanted to arrest Green Party MP Nandor Tanczos, based on no other evidence than his public statements about his use of cannabis.
HOCKEY BAGS FROM HEAVEN
BRITISH COLUMBIA — A Canadian man is accused of helping dump three hockey bags filled with marijuana from a rented single-engine Cessna into a remote gravel pit in Northern Washington on Nov. 25. Inside the bags, authorities found two avalanche beacons, used by rescuers to locate skiers buried under snow.
When local officials defended the police for going through people’s garbage to obtain evidence, two courageous journalists responded by collecting garbage from the mayor and sheriff and then publishing the contents in the local paper.