Marijuana

Marijuana profiling in Nebraska leads to two-hour search of Colorado dad, kids

We've been hearing more about marijuana profiling -- law enforcers in other states targeting cars with Colorado license plates due to the pot laws here. One of our writers was stopped and searched twice in one trip.

Anecdotal evidence (including a report about a so-called Colorado drug pipeline) suggests that such activities are taking place in Nebraska. And now, a local man reveals that he and his three kids were detained for nearly two hours in what struck him as an example of profiling.

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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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