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Guy Busted With Container Labeled 'Not Weed'

The container turned out to be mislabeled
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 2, 2015 2:49 PM CST
Updated Mar 2, 2015 3:20 PM CST
Guy Busted With Container Labeled 'Not Weed'
In this Dec. 9, 2013 file photo, marijuana grower Marcelo Vazquez checks the leaves of his plants for fungus, on the outskirts of Montevideo, Uruguay.   (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico, File)

(Newser) – He put his weed in there: The crack law enforcement in Lincoln, Neb., were apparently unfooled by a 21-year-old man's sour cream container labeled "Not Weed." As the Lincoln Journal-Star reports, the unnamed man was pulled over about 9pm on Saturday on suspicion of drunken driving. During a subsequent search of the man's vehicle, cops found the 16-ounce container under the driver's seat with—despite its seemingly crystal clear label—about 11 grams of weed inside. The man is charged with "not" driving under the influence of alcohol and "not" possessing less than an ounce of weed. Three apparently stone-cold sober passengers were actually not charged. (Read more weird crimes stories.)

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