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Dank For The Dog

By Marcus Gilmer in Miscellaneous on Sep 14, 2009 8:40PM

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Many of us have blamed our dogs for a variety of things. But for possessing marijuana plants? That's a new one (and we're totally adding it to our list). A man in Joliet got into hot water when an anonymous tip informed police he was cultivating a few marijuana plants. According to the police report, a woman who lives at the residence allowed officers into the yard where they found two living, growing marijuana plants plus a third dead one. WBBM 780 AM explains what happened next:

The officers then reportedly called the woman's husband on his mobile phone to inquire about the pot plants growing in his back yard.

The husband "advised that he had a controlled substance license and was growing the cannabis to train his dog," according to a police report.

Reached Sunday, the man initially denied having such a license. He did say he was training his dog to detect drugs, but then quickly added that he could not discuss the matter involving the police until he learned more about the situation.

A search of the house also ensued though results of that search weren't announced.