During a ten day period in April, fines for the possession of marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia were the most expensive fines levied for any crime committed in rural Idaho County.
Category: Law Enforcement
The DEA could have spent one-fifth of that $35,000 grant just buying the drugs off the street.
You remember us telling you the tale of the top cop in Bellevue, Idaho, who was “high as fuck” on the job and busted for giving marijuana edibles to another officer who was undercover to investigate him? BELLEVUE, Idaho (CBS2) — The former Bellevue city marshal who was arrested in October on possession of a controlled substance was […]
While supporters of the bill outnumbered opponents more than 2-to-1, the falsehoods repeated by supporters about marijuana and its legalization in the West were wholly unmatched.
It’s rare that cops are so honest in explaining that they can’t catch real criminals as easily without busting non-criminal pot smokers, too.
When even law enforcement has no respect for marijuana prohibition, what logical reason can there possibly be for continuing to allow law enforcement to arrest citizens for marijuana possession? Enjoy this tale of former Bellevue, Idaho, Marshal (like a Chief of Police) W. Ross Scaggs, who has pleaded guilty to a marijuana possession misdemeanor, a […]
If only there were some political jurisdiction in the world that has done essentially what Oregon has done, but twenty years ago. Then we could refer to its unchanged crime rates; reduced rates of drug use, addiction, and overdose; and lower incidence of Hepatitis C and HIV transmission.
The House Judiciary, Rules and Administration Committee on Monday voted against passing House Bill 30 that would transfer $800,000 of Idaho’s liquor fund to the Peace Officer Standards and Training program.