“People request to legalize it”
The high-grade marijuana that is legal in some part and illegal in other of the county has been caught from an elderly couple in Nebraska as they have 60 pounds (27 kg) of marijuana that they intended to give as a Christmas present.
As per the Lt. Paul Vrbka with the sheriff’s department that deputies initiated a traffic stop in the Bradshaw area after they saw a Toyota Tacoma driving over the center line and the driver failing to signal.
Elderly CA couple tells police 60 lbs of marijuana in car were Christmas presents. York County Sheriff says 83-y/o man & 80 y/o woman were pulled over in York, NE for traffic violation. Deputies found weed estimated at a street value of over $300,000 inside truck topper. pic.twitter.com/vsvJqXRtJP
— Kristen Holmes (@KristenhCNN) December 22, 2017
Vrbka further added, “The county’s canine unit alerted to the presence of a controlled substance and a probable cause search was conducted of the vehicle.”
— York News-Times (@yorknewstimes) December 20, 2017
According to the Sgt. Vrbka, “The marijuana was found in boxes stored inside the pickup topper and taken into custody were Patrick Jiron, 80, and Barbara Jiron, 70. Lt. Vrbka said the two elderly people indicated they were from Clearlake Oaks, Calif., and were headed for Vermont.”
According to a York News-Times Lt. Vrbka said:
“They Said The Marijana Was For Christmas Presents. The Department Estimated The Street Value Of The Pot At Over $336,000 (₹2,15,10,888).”
Both 83-year-old couple suspects remain in custody at the York County Jail on charges of having of the drug with the purpose to abandon and no drug tax stamp.
Well, as always the Twitterati in no time express too many feels and reactions:
#She is planning to have fun :-p
I know who I want to adopt as my parents now ! pic.twitter.com/Arjiw5ZAwk
— lisbeth west 📷 (@lisbethwest) December 23, 2017
#Is this the mean of sharing~Marijuana or gits?
I respect and send holiday wishes to our law enforcement . But please, in the season of sharing, release 420 Santa and Mrs Claus .
— Diana Terranova (@dianaterranova) December 22, 2017
#He thinks banning drug is madness!
STOP THE MADNESS AND LEGALIZE! Wasting your time Lt. Vrbka. Legalization WILL COME to your county, whether you or your officers like it or NOT, matter of time. WAKE UP, Nebraska and LEGALIZE! STOP THE MADNESS!
— Matthew S. Bunker (@darkwraith07) December 22, 2017
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