September 5, 2010

Teen Accidentally Texts Sheriff to Buy Pot - Parents Accidentally Forgot to Pull Out

Authorities said a Helena Montana teen sent out a text message last week in search of pot, but instead of contacting the drug dealer, he hit a wrong number and inadvertently sent the message to Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton. The text read, "Hey Dawg, do you have a $20 I can buy right now?"

Dutton told the Helena Independent Record he initially thought it was a joke, but he quickly realized it was a real request for drugs. He responded to the text, and a detective pretending to be the dealer organized a meeting with the boy last Wednesday.

The detective spotted two teenage boys and a man at the arranged meeting spot and called the number three times to make sure he had the right person. Dutton said when the detective showed the teens his badge, their faces turned white and their knees began to wobble. One of the boys even fainted.

The man in the group turned out to be the father of one of the teens, and no citations were issued after the parents of both boys got involved.

"Trying to buy drugs is a crime, but it's probably worse that they had to face their parents," Dutton said.

Newsflash for the Sherrif's Department - If your Dad is with you on a Pot Buy, turning the kids over to their parents so that they can "face" them instead of arresting them is HARDLY a fair trade off.

Not only can we not lock up people for stupidity, it now seems we cannot lock up stupid people when their stupidity causes them to be caught in a crime. I'm sure this is not the last we have heard about these kids and the cops. I'll try to run the prison interview in 10 years when these kids can't hide behind their youth.




23 comments:

  1. haha just sharin the love man. hit me back

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  2. poor teens, they shouldnt have to feel such guilt over a little bit of plant!

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  3. Oh wow. What an awful punishment.
    "You kids go along with your dad who was going to pay for your pot. YOU GIVE THEM A GOOD TALKING TO."

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  5. i wish my dad had done things like this w/me when i was a child...

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  7. thaaaaat sucks. probably the worst thing that could happen when trying to find weed. :P

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  11. good to see you're beating inertia today!

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  13. Talk about wrong person in the wrong place at the wrong time D:

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