Ex-Postmaster charged with trafficking marijuana through Alaska post office

By Leroy Polk – February 22, 2019 ANCHORAGE (KTUU) – The former postmaster of the Kotzebue post office was charged with trafficking marijuana through the mail using the office he ran to facilitate shipments for over three years. Shaun Pete Snyder, 34, is charged with possessing a controlled substance with intent to distribute it, conspiracy…

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D.C. post office allegedly doubled as weed distribution center

By Rachel Weiner – August 18, 2016 The acting manager of two D.C. post offices and two of his employees took bribes in exchange for illegally delivering packages of marijuana, according to an indictment filed Thursday in D.C. federal court. Deenvaughn Rowe is charged, along with letter carriers Kendra Brantley and Alicia Norman, with bribery…

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Sanders Jokes: “Let Postal Service Deliver Marijuana to Raise Revenue” (VIDEO)

By Tom Angell – October 22, 2015 U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders made history last week at a Democratic primary debate by becoming the first major presidential candidate to indicate he’d vote in favor of legalizing marijuana if given the chance. But now, thanks to Jimmy Kimmel, Sanders might have a way to use marijuana to save…

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Legal pot? Not for federal workers

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By Lydia Wheeler – March 10, 2015 Marijuana may be legal now in the District of Columbia, but the hundreds of thousands of federal workers in the nation’s capital and other locales that now allow recreational use of the drug should think twice before sparking up that joint. An executive order dating back to the…

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Video: Drug traffickers target the post office

OMAHA, Neb. —It’s about to get even busier at the post office. Thousands of holiday packages are moving through the postal service and inspectors know some of them will contain pot. “We’ve seen more marijuana packages lately because of the legalization in states such as Colorado,” said Dave Margritz, a U.S. Postal Service inspector. Margritz…

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U.S. mail system a “safe” way to ship marijuana?

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — A lot of crazy things have happened under the “Golden Arches” recently. In April, a topless mom trashed a McDonald’s in Florida, even pausing her rampage to guzzle some soft serve out of the ice cream machine. In Norway one man was ‘lovin’ it’ so much he branded himself with a McDonald’s…

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