If a St. Louis alderman has his way, the possession of a small amount of marijuana would be treated basically like a traffic ticket.
Eight pounds of marijuana, seventeen grams of cocaine, and forty six suspected doses of LSD were found after Madison County Sheriff’s Deputies raided a home in Godfrey Friday.
A Kansas City Boy Scout troop might have earned an extra merit badge during an unusual campout this fall.
“I think the public has learned that marijuana is not a threat, that people who use marijuana are no different than people who don’t use it,” a NORML spokesman said.
Police say the drugs had an estimated street value of more than $853,000 and were to be distributed to gangs on Chicago’s southeast side.
SIUE police Lt. Charles “Chuck” Thompson was arrested Thursday at his home near Highland. Thompson was put on leave that day.
Upon investigation, he was also arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia, driving without a valid driver’s license and speeding.
20-year-old Demestrius McCalister pleaded guilty in April to 3 felonies related to the incident.
Wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham and two freshman teammates face misdemeanor charges of possession of 35 grams or less of marijuana.
Police say it began around 8 o’clock Wednesday night at a border patrol stop in the Texas town of Sierra Blanca.