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How Not to Turn Yourself in for Arrest When High

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If you have a warrant or two for your arrest, it's a good idea to go ahead and turn yourself in. That way you get to pick when you are detained, and not the boys in blue, who might just haul you in at a very inconvenient time.

Perhaps that's what an unidentified Montgomery County man was thinking Tuesday when he approached a sheriff's deputy in a parking lot on Legion Road near New Caney. Unfortunately, according to the Sheriff's Blotter on the Montgomery County Monitor, he was reeking of weed when he did so, and admitted to the cop that he had just smoked a joint with the driver of a nearby car. Maybe he was planning ahead and thought the whole booking process might be more interesting if he copped a little buzz first.

At any rate, the cop walked over to the car and found it too to be redolent of sweet leaf, and on searching the vehicle, he found a small bag of weed inside. The car's driver, a 27-year-old Conroe man, was arrested, charged with possession of pot and whisked away to Montgomery County Jail.

Since the car did not belong to the guy who tried to turn himself in, he was not charged with possession. And it was his lucky day -- turned out he didn't have any warrants either! He was released at the scene.

So stay away from that demon weed, kids -- apparently, it can make you so paranoid, you'll just spontaneously turn yourself in to cops even if you've done nothing wrong. And then your friends will go to jail.

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