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Re: Even worse? Is this true? RE: [Something] Berwyn Heights Mayor Targeted in Drug Raid

  • FromAllen Firstenberg <ll@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • DateFri, 01 Aug 2008 07:35:35 -0400
My understanding is - not exactly.

>From what I have read, the box was addressed to Calvo's wife, but was
found by drug-sniffing dogs at a package facility near the point of
origin.  Instead of letting it go through, they delivered it themselves
(preseumably to get more evidence against suspected drug dealers as part
of a raid).

So yes, the package was delivered by cops... but only because they
intercepted it first.

On Fri, Aug 01, 2008 at 11:21:56AM +0100, Atwood, Robert C wrote:
> Umm ... According to Associate Press web site report, the box in
> question was _PLANTED_ by the cops .. ?? 
> I think that RDA of anger will get exceeded even more, if there's any
> truth to this. 
> Prince George's County Police said Berwyn Heights Mayor Cheye Calvo
> brought a 32-pound package of marijuana into his home that had been
> delivered by officers posing as delivery men. The Tuesday evening raid
> was conducted by county police narcotics officers and a sheriff's office
> SWAT Team.
> http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5ihhcPkBcxt7AOXQ-3_yi2gRT365QD92930G80
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