A couple who allegedly offered four pounds of cannabis for a second-hand SUV were arrested after the owner turned out to be the local sheriff.
According to police, co-accused Shawn Langley and Jane Cravens responded to an online advert listing the sheriff’s private SUV by offering their own home-grown cannabis in exchange for the vehicle.
Unfortunately, they didn’t know it belonged to Sheriff Jason Mikesell of Teller County, Colorado, who set up a sting operation with undercover detectives.
Recounting the story, Sheriff Mikesell told the Colorado Springs Gazette: “You want to know the truth? I saw that text, and I started giggling.”
Langley, 39, and Cravens, 41, were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to sell and are charged with one misdemeanour and one felony.
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