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Eight pounds of marijuana seized in bust

Upshur Sheriff arrests ‘biggest dealer’ in county

October 19, 2013

A Buckhannon man is behind bars after sheriff’s deputies seized 8 pounds of marijuana and approximately $4,000 from him over a period of several months....

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moondog

Oct-20-13 9:43 AM

Concentrating on marijuana when the biggest problem is methamphetamine sounds like dodging the real issue if you ask me. There are drugs out there that ruin people's lives and cause them to kill and be killed, but this office chooses to focus on a mild euphoric. Good job. We're all safer now.

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leiter

Oct-20-13 2:00 PM

Wow. What a victory. So, they got what, about $15,000, tops, over several months? Wonder how much this little operation cost us in tax dollars. No hard drugs. No illegal weapons. What a waste.

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oldgovworker

Oct-20-13 7:43 PM

Very good coments both of you. I totally agree. Now though they feel accomplished because they found some week soul who was scared to go to jail to be there puppet.

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Antipoop

Oct-21-13 3:29 PM

I wonder if the $4,000 they "seized" is enough to cover the "costly" investigation of this person. Maybe if it didn't they could sell some of that pot back to their "informants". The California State Liquor Control Board hired Prof. Mark Kleiman of UCLA to research Washington’s existing marijuana market. He estimated Washington’s medical and illicit consumption generates approximately $1.2 billion in sales annually. Wonder what a study of WV would say...

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