Last week, we had a story about a guy who lived next to a golf course and complained constantly to the city about the obnoxious, potty-mouthed, drunken golfers who were constantly urinating in his yard. This week, the exact opposite: a guy who had lemons and made lemonade . . . or in this case, some cash on the side. Allegedly Joe Albert Wolfe, 39, who lived next to Alondra Park Golf Course, was making it a habit of stealing golf bags and clubs from players and then just walking back to his house on the course. This time though, some undercover cops spotted the theft, following him back to his place and not only recovered the stolen items, they also found five pounds of marijuana, a 9 mm handgun with the serial numbers removed, digital scales and more than $2,000 in cash. Good work there, Lou.
In a case that he police captain says it’s “one of the most unusual cases we’ve ever had”, amateur hockey team coach Eric “Dude!” Hamlet was on a game trip that had to take a detour. Unfortunately, he was trying to deliver $65k worth of marijuana on the bus. Instead of risking being tardy with the delivery (pot heads are notoriously vicious with their late fees), he made the ill advised decision to try and mail it overnight.
Suspicious postal workers tipped off the police & after discovering the contents, pulled over the team bus for the arrest at 1am. Team members & coaches were all shocked at the allegations, especially the one that Hamlet actually had carry the drugs at one point.
Police say while the team bus was pulled over in Albany, Hamlet tried to mail a package he carried with him on the bus, a package that postal workers found kind of strange. “What made it kinda suspicious was just somebody coming to pay a large amount of cash to get this box shipped overnight, no signature required,” said Carter.
Employees say they tipped off police, who were alarmed by what they discovered inside the package. “We didn’t necessarily expect to find in excess of 20 pounds of marijuana with a street value of close to $65,000,” said Carter.
You’d think a couple of college students would be smarter than that. Either you’re so hungry you can at least stay awake until you fast food is ready, or don’t bother getting in the car to go get it when you’re–allegedly–high. Otherwise, well, you’ll end up like a couple of Baylor University football players who are now suspended from the team after taking a nap in their car in the wrong place.
Dude! Here’s more from the Houston Chronicle:
Two Baylor football players, including one of its top receivers, have been cited on misdemeanor marijuana possession charges. Sophomore receivers Josh Gordon, a Houston native (Lamar High) and Willie Jefferson of Beaumont (Ozen) were free on their own recognizance after their arrests Sunday, said Sgt. Melvin Roseborough, Waco police spokesman. In a statement issued Thursday, Roseborough said officers were called just after 2 a.m. Sunday to a Taco Bell near the Baylor University campus and arrived to find a a man passed out in the driver’s seat of a car in the drive-through lane.
Roseborough identified the driver as Jefferson, with Gordon as Jefferson’s passenger. The officers reported finding a small plastic bag of marijuana on the center console of the vehicle and more bags of pot in the floorboard of the driver’s seat.