Comment of the Day

Reader: Soldier who said he robbed MMJ center to destroy pot did want to burn it, all right

Did you catch our story about Ramone Hollins, one of three Fort Carson soldiers caught breaking into a Colorado Springs medical marijuana dispensary who claimed his goal had been to destroy the weed, not to steal it?

One reader who did had a funny response to this excuse.

Jake wrote:

Right, destroy it using only a bic lighter, a plastic bong and their lungs.

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