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Are You Missing 15 Pounds Of Weed? Because A Town Councilman Found It

(Photo courtesy of the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station)
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Crescenta Valley Town Councilman Mike Claessens made the discovery of a lifetime last Saturday when he came across 15 pounds of marijuana during a roadside cleanup in Crescenta Valley, the L.A. Times reports.

Claessens was working with volunteers from the Crescenta Valley Town Council and Crescenta Valley Chamber of Commerce when he came across several bags of marijuana trimmings, which he said "emitted a really strong odor, no doubt about it. " (Councilman, we think thou doth protest too much—nobody's accusing you of being able to ID a bag of Blue Dream on sight.)

Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Lieutenant David Holwager told LAist on Tuesday that sheriff's deputies still don't know the identity of the person or persons who discarded the haul (which, at 15 pounds, equals roughly 240 times more marijuana than the one ounce possession permitted by California's Prop 64.) Holwager added that the investigation is now being handled by the regional narcotics bureau.

If the marijuana is not claimed, it will be destroyed via burning, according to the Sheriff's Department. (In other words, if you want a killer contact high, position yourself downwind of Crescenta Valley.) It's hard to imagine an owner coming forward, but hey, if you're brazen enough to walk into the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Department and assert your ownership of 15 pounds of weed, we salute you.

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