Update to YSaC, Vol. CLVIII: The mountain WAS made of pure snow after all!

2009 March 2
by drmk

Hmmmm … Caroline sends along this link to a news story, saying, “This is a follow up to the person “looking for a ski ticket“…she should probably stop looking now.”

Six arrested in California ski sting

MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif., Feb. 25 (UPI) — Police say six California residents have been arrested in a sting operation that offered ski-lift tickets in exchange for drugs.

Mono County sheriff’s deputies told The Orange County (Calif.) Register Wednesday that the suspects were busted after answering an ad posted on Craigslist.com that offered to swap ticket vouchers for the Mammoth Lakes ski area for narcotics.

Department spokeswoman Shannon Kendall told the Register that the operation netted a pound of marijuana and quantities of cocaine, ecstasy and prescription pills.

Four Orange County residents and two people from San Luis Obispo and Highland Park were arrested Friday and were in jail Wednesday on various drug-related charges.

Original news story available here.

Thanks for the tip, Caroline!

5 Responses leave one →
  1. 2009 March 2
    Courtney permalink

    drmk, did you just make a drug reference? ๐Ÿ˜‰

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  2. 2009 March 2
    drmk permalink

    Even I can learn!

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  3. 2009 March 3
    Jessie permalink

    The title reminds me of the scene out of Better Off Dead… anyone else remember that one?

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  4. 2009 March 3
    drmk permalink

    Jessie — follow the link to the original posting. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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  5. 2009 March 3
    Cheryl permalink

    “Craigslist.com”? Seriously?

    Also, you have to wonder how they came up with the idea for that sting, and what they were smoking at the time.

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