It’s a case of he said she said in Brighton, CO, where 18-year old Sarah Heideman is smoking mad that her school ruined her prom.
Apparently Heideman and her date, Jason Schweinsberg, tried to get into the Wings Over the Rockies Museum in Denver, where the Brighton High School prom was being held. It is unclear as of yet who it was, but someone refused them entry because they smelled of marijuana.
Heideman claims a Brighton High School Resource Officer turned them away but a spokesperson from the Brighton Police Department said that it was a school official. The school district spokesperson said that it was an officer out of Denver.
Turns out 20-year old Jason Schweinsberg is a medical marijuana patient and under Colorado medical marijuana law is allowed to use marijuana to relieve his intense pain that he gets from a car accident that he was involved in. Schweinsberg said he hadn’t used the marijuana for hours before going to the prom and Heideman insists that she doesn’t smoke weed.
Heideman is looking for an apology and $460 rembursed to her to cover costs for the runied prom including; dinner, tickets, hair and dress. Heideman’s attorney, Robert Corry, may be seeking a lawsuit.Alex
Shaun Ellis, a Defensive End for the New York Jets, was busted for marijuana possession (among other things) last Saturday.
He was originally pulled over for speeding, and then got tagged with the additional charges of driving without insurance, no valid registration, failure to stay right, drug possession and possession of paraphernalia. The stop happened at 8:37am in the morning, which must be a really shitty way to start a Saturday.
Nevertheless, Ellis is the Jet’s defensive team captain and their leader in sacks. Looks like pot use isn’t exactly a detriment to his on-field performance.
Who knows how or when the NFL will discipline him, they currently have bigger fish to fry with Plaxico Burress shooting himself in the leg.
Either way, this is another case of a small amount of marijuana leading to a large amount of problems for an individual.
UPDATE: Looks like Shaun isn’t close to off the hook. His case is now being reviewed under the NFL’s substance abuse policy. The Jets aren’t going to suspend him or revoke his captain status, but I wouldn’t be surprised if NFL brass decided to hand down some form of punishment worse than his already required enrollment in a substance abuse program.Perry
I probably wouldn’t enjoy it so much, if he weren’t such a dirtbag.
Travis Henry, former Bills, Titans and Broncos running back, was recently arrested for a part he allegedly played, in an interstate cocaine-marijuana smuggling ring. Henry is also facing a one-year suspension for repeated violations of the league’s drug policy in a separate incident. But that’s only if another team actually signs him (which is unlikely because the charges he’s facing carry a maximum of life in prison.)
Some athletes like to help the kids, Henry just likes to create them. It was in the record for a Georgia paternity suit that Henry had fathered nine children with nine different women.
Looks like Perry was dead on point, when he called out Miami Heat rookie Michael Beasley along with Mario Chalmers and Darrell Arthur.
ESPN is reporting that Beasley was fined $50,000 for the incident at the Rookie Transition Program. Not a good start, right?
Still, this kid is 19 years old, and although you’d hope someone who is now worth millions of dollars would instantly start acting like an adult, life doesn’t work that way. Interesting how he originally refused to cooperate with the investigation, but eventually
got pressured to admit stepped up and took the blame.
Good call, P.Alex
Trying to hide illegal activities from police in a sandwich shop is like trying to avoid fat people at Jennie Craig – it’s just not going to work. Three people in Wyncote, Philadelphia found this out the hard way.
The Wyncote Mini Deli had been serving up a little something extra with their subs & sodas. For the low price of $25, you could add a weed sack as a side order. All it took was knowing the secret code – buying a child-sized container of Hug Juice and adding the extra cash to your payment, both at the same time.
Well, someone’s always got to ruin a good thing, so an anonymous tip was dropped to the police. During their investigation, they tested the code “time and time again”. Hmmm. I’m sure that had nothing to do with free, case related sandwiches. Nooothing at all.
The investivation, led by Captain Chris Werner, resulted in the searching of the Philly sub shop and 2 other residences. They found 4 loaded guns, $15,000 in cash and 22 lbs. of marijuana worth a street value of around $185,000.
Obviously, not your average sized bust for a small city just North of Philadelphia.
Another installment in the “How To Get Busted Growing Weed” series is being brought to us courtesy of the fine folks in New Hampshire.
A rural, ranch-style house worth $340,000 was the scene of the largest pot bust in the state’s history. In the basement were 1,400 cannabis plants worth an estimated $7 million. Also, around $200,000 of growing and lighting equipment were confiscated.
So, did the police work informants and set up a daring night raid on the property? Nope. Turns out this grow-op was sucking up so much energy that it knocked power out for a next door neighbor, Jessica Towne. She called the energy company and the energy company called the police. They investigated shortly after and the basement operation was busted. Sounds simple enough.
When it comes to the New Hampshire police, I guess it’s better to be lucky than good.
[via Concord Monitor]