Tuesday, March 06, 2007

Busted!

ORANGEBURG, S.C. - It might have been one of the easiest drug busts in the history of the South Carolina Highway Patrol: A car with 43 pounds of marijuana crashed into a trooper’s cruiser, authorities said.

The easy bust happened after two patrolmen parked their cars in each lane of northbound Interstate 95 near Santee early Sunday morning following a series of wrecks that had tied up traffic, Highway Patrol Capt. Chris Williamson said.

A Chevrolet Malibu going about 70 mph hit one of the cruisers, causing minor injuries to the trooper behind the wheel, Williamson said.

Officers found two large duffel bags in the trunk with 43 pounds of marijuana in plastic bags, worth more than $150,000, Orangeburg County deputy Warren Pendry said.

They also found a few marijuana cigarettes and cocaine, Pendry said.

The 54-year-old driver from Daytona Beach Shores, Fla., was charged with driving under the influence, possession of cocaine and trafficking marijuana, authorities said.

*courtesey of MSNBC*

6 comments, add yours here:

Roger said...

Holy cow! sombody is going away for a looooong time!!!!1 great post!

Linda said...

Can you say "dumb ass"?!?!?

Mike said...

I like it when people are so dumb they just get caught by themselves lol.

tiffany said...

see, this guy would definitely qualify as the subject of an ass hat post.
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this guy is seriously a classic ass hat.

Kara said...

Haha! Idiots :D

Skittles said...

Not too bright!