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Mountainside Man Arrested for Possession of Marijuana

The following information was provided by the Scotch Plains Police Department. Arrests do not indicate Convictions.


The following information was provided by the Scotch Plains Police Department.

Mountainside resident, Timothy Byrne, 33, was arrested by a Scotch Plains Police Officer for possession of Marijuana. The Marijuana was observed by the officer once he had pulled Byrne over for a motor vehicle violation on Victor Street. He was arrested and transported to H.Q. where he was processed and released.

FlyingTooLow January 09, 2013 at 06:15 PM
Law enforcement needs to re-direct its focus on crime...to those that are REAL crimes. I was in Federal Prison for 5 years for a marijuana offense. No, it was not for simple possession. I was arrested aboard a Lockheed PV2 in Marianna, Florida...charged and convicted for conspiracy to import and distribute 12,000 pounds of marijuana. As my years in prison rolled by, what I did see were armed bank robbers, coming and going...while I still sat there for marijuana. Most of the bank robbers only spent 17 to 24 months. But, I and my fellow 'drug offenders,'...we stayed for YEARS. I wrote about the escapades that led to my incarceration. I admit, I had a great time. No one was injured, no one was killed, firearms were not involved...there were no victims. We were Americans...doing what Americans do best...living free. Truly, it is time for this lunacy to end...it never should have begun. My book: Shoulda Robbed a Bank Tales of adventure in the marijuana trade... I would be honored by your review.
FlyingTooLow January 09, 2013 at 06:16 PM
"...the essence of tyranny is the enforcement of stupid laws,” ---Edmund Burke

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