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$1 million worth of drugs seized at phish concert

  1. ComfortablyNumb

    How sad. I think the efforts of the police could be put to much better use than making stoners angry. They could be policing the streets stopping the sales of crack and meth instead of ruining a peaceful, chilled festival.
    Although i would have thought the police would exaggerate the numbers to make themselves look good?

    Police seize more than $1M from Phish fans
    Cops confiscated $1.2 million in illegal drugs, $68,000 in cash

    HAMPTON, Va. - Some Phish fans are leaving Hampton a little lighter than when they arrived for the band’s weekend reunion.

    Police said Monday they confiscated about $1.2 million in illegal drugs and more than $68,000 in cash from concertgoers. Authorities also arrested 194 Phish fans during the three-night celebration of the band’s return to the stage after a nearly five-year absence.

    Tourism officials had estimated 75,000 fans would be coming to the coastal Virginia city. Nearly 200 law enforcement officers worked the weekend event, with the Vermont-based band picking up the tab.

    Most of the arrests were for drug possession, use and distribution, police said.


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