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Archive for Thursday, September 8, 2011

Accused pot smoking gambler jumps in Missouri River near Kansas City to escape police

Arrest made in KCK

September 8, 2011

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— A man suspected of smoking marijuana inside a Kansas City casino and then jumping into a nearby creek to elude capture has been caught across the river in Kansas.

Police say the man was being chased after he was caught smoking pot inside the Argosy Casino in Riverside around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday.

The Kansas City Star reports the man jumped into Line Creek and started swimming toward the Missouri River.

A police spokesman says the chase became a rescue operation once the suspect made it to the river.

He was arrested a few hours later at the General Motors Fairfax plant in Kansas City, Kan.

Comments

moonflower 2 years, 10 months ago

dude, who's got the rights to that country ballad?

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somedude20 2 years, 10 months ago

is this why Hollis has not been around?

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Ron Holzwarth 2 years, 10 months ago

How stupid can you get?

Didn't anyone ever show him how to fry it up and make brownies?

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Flap Doodle 2 years, 10 months ago

He swam across the Missouri river in the dark and didn't drown? That's pretty amazing.

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riverdrifter 2 years, 10 months ago

Must've been some kinda great weed to make him swim across the Missouri river at flood stage just to get to a plant that makes (gag) Monte Carlos.

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Crazy_Larry 2 years, 10 months ago

A lot of tax dollars spent and resources wasted chasing one guy for smoking a doobie at 0420 hrs. Another great victory in the War on Drugs.

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