In yet another story that involves a potent mixture of mobile technology and general stupidity, Georgia resident Alvin Cross, Jr. most definitely texted the wrong person when recently seeking a little marijuana.
Specifically, Cross sent a text message to his probation officer which read “You have some weed?”
Upon receiving the text message, the probation officer notified local police and a search warrant was issued for Cross’s residence. Upon the execution of the search warrant, Albany police discovered a bag of cocaine in the possession of Cross according to local ABC affiliate WALB. Obviously, Cross was arrested shortly after and sent back to prison. He received one additional year in prison for violating the terms of his probation as well as another year for the drug possession.
Of course, this isn’t the first time that an errant text message has alerted local authorities to illegal activity. During 2010, three drug dealers in New York typed the incorrect phone number into their smartphone and ended up texting a drug task force agent approximate 50 miles north of New York City. The task force agent set up a meet with the drug dealers, recovered 60 bags of heroin and charged the dealers with criminal possession of a controlled substance.
By Mike Flacy — October 23, 2014
Read more: http://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile...-probation-officer-asking-weed/#ixzz3H6XM5Mxi
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