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10-Pound Pot Bust Reported on Hwy. 29

A Grass Valley man was arrested Wednesday by CHP after a traffic stop in Rutherford led to the discovery that his trunk was full of marijuana, according to the Napa Valley Register.


According to a report in the , a officer arrested a 49-year-old Grass Valley man Wednesday afternoon after a traffic stop on Highway 29 in Rutherford led to the discovery of 10 pounds of marijuana in the trunk of his car.

Jesse Lewis was booked at the on suspicion of transporting marijuana for sale, the Register reports.

The article does not indicate whether Lewis was driving north or south when he was pulled over, reportedly because a GPS device was blocking his view.

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Genji Schmeder May 12, 2012 at 02:41 PM
Hard to figure out the course of social progress in our dear old USA. In 1960s, prohibition of marijuana seemed so contrary to reason and the weed was so popular with young people, that we expected rapid reform as our generation came to power. In contrast, one of the deepest and extreme prejudices, against homosexuality, was overcome first by activism, then as side-effect of the AIDS epidemic among gay men. Now same-sex marriage is the front-line for gay people, an amazing milestone on their road from persecution to social equality. Astounding progress on one issue, little on another.

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