A resolution that would declare marijuana offenses the lowest law enforcement priority in the city of Charlottesville has been scheduled for an up-or-down vote at the next City Council meeting, according to city officials. [...]“I’ll continue to enforce the laws of the state of the Virginia,” said city police Lt. Don Campbell, who heads Jefferson Area Drug Enforcement (JADE), the regional narcotics task force. Campbell said JADE has never “targeted’ marijuana users, but the task force will continue to investigate and charge drug dealers, including those who sell marijuana. (More)More Bath Salts:
Lois Lee McDaniel pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute and to distribute the controlled substance commonly referred to as bath salts. She faces a maximum possible penalty of 20 years in federal prison and/or a fine of up to $1,000,000. [...] The investigation of the case was conducted by Jefferson Area Drug Task Force and the Drug Enforcement Administration. (More, plus details)
How is it Newsplex can air a video showing more than half the members of JADE -- plus a few of their take-home vehicles -- with impunity? I put up stuff like that about the Jefferson Area Drug Enforcement Task Force and I got arrested. I’m pretty sure CBS19 viewership exceeds mine; I’m also pretty sure Miss Jessica Jaglois didn’t even find herself on the receiving end of Charlottesville Police Chief Tim Longo’s “no, no” finger.