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Connecticut man busted for bringing sock full of marijuana into courthouse

By Richard Weizel MILFORD Conn. (Reuters) – A Connecticut man who told his probation officer he “wasn’t foolish enough” to bring drugs into court was arraigned on Monday on charges of hiding 19 bags of marijuana in his sock during a meeting at the courthouse. Darren Shelley, 22, of Stamford,…

Probation officer fired after supporting marijuana decriminalization

Joe Miller, who had worked as a probation officer for nearly three years in Arizona, was fired in December after adding his name to a Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) letter that supported a California ballot initiative to decriminalize marijuana. The American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona this week filed…