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Posted 4 years ago in Criminal Law Marijuana by Michele Bowman  
Alleged Butt-Dialing Pot Smoker Busts Self

After a New Jersey man “butt-dialed” 911 on his cell phone, he was overheard discussing drugs and quickly busted for possession of marijuana and paraphernalia.    Oops – Come On In! A 911 call came in on July 5 to police from Florham Park, N.J. But instead of reporting a crime, the caller indicated one was simply in progress – because he’d accidentally called 911 with his cell phone in his pocket. Andrew MacFarlane reportedly could be heard discussing marijuana …

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Posted 5 years ago in Criminal Law by Jennifer King  
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Nearly 1 in 3 Young People Will Be Arrested by Age 23 A recent study shows a sharp increase in the number of young Americans who are being arrested. Experts say that zero-tolerance policies and a broadened definition of alcohol offenses are the cause of the trend.Find Out More…   Snoop Dogg’s Arrest Provides Lesson on Drug Laws Rapper Snoop Dogg was recently charged with drug possession after Texas border patrol agents smelled marijuana smoke coming from his tour bus. …

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Posted 5 years ago in Criminal Law by Heather McGowan  
Supreme Court to Decide Case of Drug-Sniffing Police Dog

The US Supreme Court will review a Florida case where a drug-sniffing dog outside a person’s house detected the presence of illegal drugs inside. The lower courts threw out the evidence. The case started with a call to a local “crime stoppers” hotline that Joelis Jardines’s house was being used as a greenhouse for marijuana. Following Franky’s Nose The Miami-Dade Police Department received the hotline call on November 3, 2006. A month later, the police along with other state and …

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