Will Trade Pot for iPad: Craigslist Ad

Stoners disappointed to find cops first takers
By Jane Yager,  Newser Staff
Suggested by Disillusioned
Posted Jun 14, 2010 4:55 AM CDT
Probably worth more than a quarter and an old iPod: In this recent photo, a customer uses an Apple iPad at an Apple store in San Francisco.   (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
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(Newser) – Bad news for anyone in Arizona who was looking to trade their iPad for a used iPod and some weed: The cops beat them to it. Entrepreneurial 20-year-old Arizonans Jacob Walker and Joseph Velarte, who offered an iPod and a quarter ounce on Craigslist in exchange for an iPad, complete with a picture of the available goods, got an eager response to the ad from the local police, who met up with Walker and arrested him, Gawker reports. In a further bummer, the cops did not give Walker an iPad.

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