SHARONVILLE, Ohio — A man confused about Ohio drug laws called a police department demanding that officers return the small amount of marijuana they “stole” from him.
According to the Sharonville Police Department, the man told police in an expletive-laced call on Tuesday that it’s legal to possess 100 grams of marijuana (Spoiler: It's not) and the amount officers seized was just four grams.
You can listen to the call in the player below:
"I had two cops come here last night and steal my *expletive* weed and I want it back," the man tells the police sergeant on the call. He goes on to say he was staying at a hotel the night before and authorities showed up and his wife had his "weed in her purse, and the *expletive* cops took it and it was only like four grams, but it was really good *expletive* weed."
According to the caller, the marijuana was beyond "good weed," it was "prestige *expletive* weed."
The caller continues his rant and becomes upset when the officer tells him that weed, even under 100 grams, is illegal. "What do you mean it's not (legal), where have you been the past two months?" the caller asks the officer. The man continues his rant, saying, "I know I'm right here dude, don't try to talk to me like I'm *expletive* dumb."
The officer tells the caller that he is welcome to come down to the station to file a complaint, but the man responds, "this is *expletive* I want my *expletive* weed back."
The police department posted a recording of the call on their Facebook page, stating “we feel that some people may be a bit in the weeds so we would like to take this opportunity to clear the haze.”
The department edited the call to keep the caller’s identity anonymous. “We’re not trying to stone anyone here, so we’ve edited this audio to protect the true identity of Mr. Marilyn Manson, as well as the ears of any younger listeners,” the department stated in the Facebook post.
While some cities in the state have decriminalized misdemeanor marijuana possession, it remains illegal in Ohio.
“To be blunt, recreational marijuana is still ILLEGAL... per our STATE law. We don't make the rules; we just took an oath to uphold them. Here in Sharonville, Ohio, 100 grams is not ‘cool.’ Pass it on,’” the department said in the Facebook post.