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Teens collared for allegedly smoking marijuana outside sheriff's offices

Posted: July 23, 2014 6:09 p.m.
Updated: July 23, 2014 6:09 p.m.

Detectives made their latest drug pinch easily Wednesday when the drug bust came to them for a change.

A pair of teens allegedly looking for a place to smoke weed chose a spot on Citrus Street in Valencia that turned out to be offices that belong to local sheriff’s detectives.

Shortly after 11 a.m. Wednesday, when a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detective returned to his office from a morning in court he found the pair lighting up their marijuana, according to Deputy Josh Dubin.

“One of our detectives was walking back to his office from court when he saw two minors, both children, under 18, sitting against the detective office when they pulled out some marijuana,” he said.

“They were leaning against the glass door of the office and they were just started to smoke it when the detective stopped them,” he said.

Detectives working in the building adjacent to the main sheriff’s station on Magic Mountain Parkway poured from their offices when the pair was confronted, Dubin said.

Only one of the two juveniles, aged 17, was handed a citation to appear in court for possession of marijuana, he added.

The detective who handed out the citation works for the station’s COBRA unit. COBRA stands for the Career Offenders, Burglary, Robbery and Apprehension.

“Ironically, it is the COBRA team that works with juveniles and gang-related crime,” Dubin said, adding that the boy cited on suspicion of possessing marijuana is expected to go to court.
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SReilly12: Posted: July 23, 2014 9:28 p.m.

LMBO! Think they were high before they picked there new smoking spot or just plain stupid?!?

scv_donn: Posted: July 24, 2014 9:30 a.m.

I'm thinking just plain stupid. Thank god I'll be dead when this generation is running the country.

EgbertSouse4U: Posted: July 24, 2014 11:13 a.m.

OK, C'mon.... this is pretty funny.

17trillion: Posted: July 24, 2014 11:32 a.m.

Yea scv-don, I'm sure none of our current leaders ever did anything stupid. Being 17 is a license to be stupid in my opinion.

EgbertSouse4U: Posted: July 24, 2014 11:54 a.m.

You mean like Obama, who has admitted to smoking pot in his youth... Bush, who admitted to doing cocaine in his college days... or Clinton who admitted to smoking dope, but forgot to inhale?? Like those guys??

boneshark: Posted: July 24, 2014 12:03 p.m.

Too funny! So we know that Beavis and Butthead are now 17 and living in Valencia. Huh-huh huh-huh huh-huh!

17trillion: Posted: July 24, 2014 3:17 p.m.

Get off my lawn you darned kids, listening to your Elvis and your long hair!

johnnyrock: Posted: July 24, 2014 3:54 p.m.

@ boneshark....LOL!!!!!

Unreal: Posted: July 24, 2014 5:37 p.m.

Bush admitted smoking pot but never said he used cocaine.

Obama admitted smoking pot and smoking crack cocaine.

Clinton admitted smoking but not inhaling.

I admitted smoking pot when a teen up until 24. Then I had to grow up.

If I go through a 2nd childhood after retiring I might just try a little again once in a while. --edited.

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