Crime

Marijuana: Andrew Walton busted in free-pot delivery scheme

Last month, we reported about the proliferation of free-marijuana giveaways on Craigslist, with respondents getting weed at no charge if they offered a donation or bought something else.

Participants insisted that such offers were authorized under Amendment 64, which allows Colorado adults 21 and over to possess small amounts of marijuana. Law enforcers disagreed -- including, presumably, the folks at the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, who've busted Andrew Walton for taking part in such a scheme.

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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