Man eats marijuana to hide it from police in Durant

By: KXII-TV Staff Email
By: KXII-TV Staff Email

DURANT, OK -- A 23-year-old man is accused of eating marijuana to hide it from the cops. That's what Durant police say 23-year-old Tony Pelayo did early Sunday morning.

Durant police were called to the Shady Brook Apartments on North 7th Street for a loud party. When officers arrived, they say they found two marijuana joints, which Pelayo quickly took. When asked by officers to hand them over, Pelayo said he couldn't because he ate the evidence. He then proceeded to show police a leafy green smile.

Pelayo was arrested for destroying evidence.


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  • by Jason Location: Madill on Mar 24, 2008 at 08:08 AM
    Regardless of whether you enjoy it or not, legal or illegal, safer than alcohol or not... I used to work law enforcement and this POT head will be in and out of the CJ system, perpetually, spending all your hard earned money you pay in Taxes just so he can have a good time. If he wants to chill out & relax then he should smoke at home where he's safe and others are safe from any possible actions he might do that could possibly harm others.
  • by Anonymous on Mar 24, 2008 at 07:31 AM
    That is just funny. Does it give you diarrea? Just curious.
  • by ANNANICOLE on Mar 23, 2008 at 09:14 PM
    MAKE IT LEGAL ALREADY OK
  • by crazy Location: gainesville on Mar 23, 2008 at 08:05 AM
    marijuana is not that bad of a habit it relaxes people. I mean god made herbs people made beer which would you trust???????
  • by Jim Bob Jones Location: From da Hills on Mar 21, 2008 at 06:20 PM
    They cant charge him, they havent got any physical evidence that he ever had possesion of the sticky icky
  • by Used to Smoke it Location: Texas on Mar 20, 2008 at 03:39 PM
    To: Bud Toker, When you open your "Starbuds" please include various sweet and salty munchies on the menu. I'll open a yoga gym next door so they can "burn" off the calories in an easy fashion.
  • by Mike Location: central PA on Mar 20, 2008 at 02:15 PM
    well of course he ate them! When your looking at fines and probation for 2 joints I would f****n' eat them too!
  • by David Location: Tennessee on Mar 20, 2008 at 09:15 AM
    The Truth: I am your boss. Or could be. Professional in every way, and when I get home and the kids are in bed, my wife and I smoke. At work I have to debate doing random drug testing. I have to be a hypocrite and argue for it. Kills me. I have smoked for 25 years and never went to harder drugs. I am more in control than alcohol and if I run out, no big deal. The drug war on Pot is the biggest farce in our country, it should stop. It is literally a victimless crime, I am proof positive of that. What crime is involved could be removed by doing what was described below, legalize it. Alcohol abuse scares me 1000 x worse than pot. Anyone ever been abused by a pot smoker out of control? no. doesn't happen.
  • by Chuck Location: Wisconsin on Mar 20, 2008 at 08:20 AM
    Stupid? How stupid is a country that makes illegal an herb that has been used for thousands of years by humans and has a better track record of medicinal use than most modern pharmaceuticals. How stupid are people that attack some person, whom is being busted by a bunch of sick(if pot is medicinal, then it follows that those whom don't use it are sick)cops and the sick justice system behind them, whom would try to protect himself from false and sick laws by eating something that has been eaten for thousands of years. All I can say is "to hell with straight people". After all these years and all these arrests, it is obvious that "Free Country" IS as real as Bush's smile.
  • by Harry Location: Bumblescrew Pa on Mar 20, 2008 at 04:49 AM
    Cant understand why people still argue about the legalisation of cannibis sativa. Its not going to happen. As with cancer and aids, there is more money to be made with "treatment" than there is in a "cure". Easiest cure would be to slap a tax on marijuana and sell it through government regulation. Many say: Oh, but what if some pothead get behind the wheel and kills somebody? I say: Ever heard of alcohol Jack? Still more say: Oh, but the crime rate. I say: You find me one substantial case of a pothead selling their body, stealing from their loved ones out of "need" to support their habit ( Does it happen, yes but these cases are people that have control and are therefore just common thieves ) I personally could care less. I know plenty of people that "toke", and to each their own. I smoked before becoming a parent and worrying about passing a drug test. I'm also an alcoholic who has 2 years without a drink. They have support groups for "Potheads"? No.... whats wrong with that picture?
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