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Archive for Saturday, July 16, 2011

Marijuana left at Goodwill drop box

July 16, 2011

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There was a little extra buzz Saturday morning at the Lawrence Goodwill, 2200 W. 31st St.

A store employee found a container with a small amount of marijuana in a donation drop box at the store about 8 a.m.

The substance was mixed in with a variety of other donations, said Lawrence Police Sgt. Ted Bordman.

Bordman said he believed the marijuana was probably donated by accident.

"I don't think they did it on purpose," he said.

The marijuana was confiscated by police, and will be destroyed, he said.

A Goodwill store manager declined comment on the incident.

Comments

beatrice 2 years, 9 months ago

Friends don't let their friends donate when high.

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blindrabbit 2 years, 9 months ago

Must have some really old stuff, probably leftover from the 1960's-70's when all the present downtown building owners were snapping up cheap properties with their Kaw Valley Hemp Pickers profits; just waiting for the "coke" to be likewise forfeited!

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moot 2 years, 9 months ago

there is a room at the police department that contains a vast amount of local drugs. stuff goes missing all the time.

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greenworld 2 years, 9 months ago

The true definition of Good Will.

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Tensacks 2 years, 9 months ago

Didn't SRS supporters have a gathering near there?

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Ramones 2 years, 9 months ago

"I don't think they did it on purpose," Ya think?

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docancan 2 years, 9 months ago

could this possibly have been one of their stoner employees getting busted by accident and blaming it on some one else for "accidentally" donating the marijuana lol... someone has a funny story to tell their friends

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agrabass 2 years, 9 months ago

Can you get a receipt for your taxes from a donation that may not have a tax stamp?

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deec 2 years, 9 months ago

I knew some guys in the '70's who were from a family with 9 kids. A couple of the brothers got caught by the parents with a half lb.or so. The parents burned it in the fireplace slowly, lecturing the entire time. Most of the rest of the siblings were on the roof the whole time. And the ones who got caught knew it.

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Scott Morgan 2 years, 9 months ago

Good Grief, what if it landed in the wrong hands. I know what this drug can do, I saw reefer madness in the 60s. Golly, what if women ripped open shirts and well, you know. Showed private parts even stuff under the bra. The horror. Women running around without shirts and bras. Oh my! Enough enough, make the stuff illegal.

I bet there were pipes and other paranormal things around the area.

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BruceWayne 2 years, 9 months ago

maybe someone just couldn't wait to shove money into the Core-less money meters coming soon to a downtown corner near you.

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trailertrash 2 years, 9 months ago

What would it take to get the job to "destroy" the confiscated marijuana? I could think of more than one way to do it. Would never become a boring job. Is that why the cops hang out at the donut shops?

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TheOriginalCA 2 years, 9 months ago

Yet again, more green sh*t in Lawrence this week...

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Liberty275 2 years, 9 months ago

They should have sold it and fed hungry people with the money. O wait, never mind, better to see kids starving than an adult doing what he wants with his body. It's the American way. Now go drink your liver away.

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rockchalker52 2 years, 9 months ago

Now that's some really good will right there.

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RoeDapple 2 years, 9 months ago

Umm . . honey? Have you done something with the bag of clothes I had by the back door?

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irvan moore 2 years, 9 months ago

do they have a number to call to claim it?

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hawkman8950 2 years, 9 months ago

unintentional or not, very generous to say the least

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shaunepec 2 years, 9 months ago

Thanks for the catch. It's been fixed...

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Kelly Johnson 2 years, 9 months ago

Isn't the Goodwill store on 31st St? I thought it was a Salvation Army store on 23rd.

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