Elderly couple says 60 pounds of pot was for presents

Elderly Couple With $300000 of Weed Tell Police it Was for Holiday Gifts

On Tuesday, York County sheriff's deputies discovered an unconventional Mr. and Mrs. Clause.

After the stop, deputies said they smelled marijuana coming from the pickup.

Authorities told the York News-Times that the couple's Toyota Tacoma was pulled over after failing to signal and edging towards the centre line. When questioned about the odor, the driver confessed to possessing contraband and consented to a search of his truck, leading authorities to the Jirons' 60-lb stash.

A couple in their 80s were jailed Thursday after sheriff's deputies found 60 pounds of marijuana in their vehicle. The couple told police that they were transporting "Christmas presents".

Patrick Jiron, 80, and Barbara Jiron, 83, said they were from northern California and were en route to Boston and Vermont.

"As the use of marijuana has been legalized in some states, including our neighbor Colorado, we have been able to observe the impact the legalization of marijuana has had not only in their state, but as well as our own".

In 2015, Gov. Pete Ricketts, a Republican, called the substance "a risky drug", writing in a column: "As the use of marijuana has been legalized in some states, including our neighbor Colorado, we have been able to observe the impact the legalization of marijuana has had not only in their state, but as well as our own".

"Either the senior citizens have a lot of friends or they were really feeling the gift of giving this year, because they swear that the $336,000 worth of weed was all going to get wrapped up as Christmas gifts", snarked Vice. He posted 10 percent of his $100,000 bond and has been released from jail.

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