I’ve had me some stupid ideas while stoned. Who hasn’t, really? But I can safely say that no matter my condition, I’ve never been at a point where dude, the cops are coming, throw the weed in the fireplace and light it would be among them. But for the sake of argument, we’ll pretend this could possibly happen. Even at that point, my next thought would almost certainly have to be and make sure you fuckers get all of it so they can’t haul us in.
This sadly would still put me miles ahead of Mike A. Mason, Kristine M Depew and Danny W. Depew who got the fire part of their cunning plan right, but missed the boat on the no plants might mean no or at least lesser charges thing. They’ve all been arrested and are sitting in jail with bonds in the 5 figures, surprise surprise.
Police investigated Friday and while there, the home’s occupants apparently saw the officers and burned some of the marijuana in the building’s fireplace in an apparent attempt to destroy the evidence, according to McHenry County Undersheriff Andrew Zinke.
That just gave the deputies more evidence that something was happening here, Zinke said, and after a search warrant was obtained and executed, deputies found a hydroponics growing operation and collected about 100 marijuana plants, lights and other items. The value of the marijuana plants is about $100,000.