Police hoping dope will claim marijuana package
CHELTENHAM, Pa. — Police in Pennsylvania are hoping a dope will stop by their station and claim a package containing more than 4 pounds of marijuana.
WCAU-TV reports Cheltenham Township police near Philadelphia were alerted to the package this week. The package had been dropped off at the home of a person who wasn’t expecting one.
Police say they couldn’t determine who sent the package or who it was intended for, so they opened it to find the drugs.
The department’s Facebook page says, “What we found was surprising to say the least. Two kilos of high (get it?) quality marijuana.”
Police are hoping the owner of the package stops by to claim it. They say they’d like to chat with that person.
Woman drove for days in Alaska with husband’s body in casket
KETCHIKAN, Alaska — A woman who drove her husband’s body on a days-long traveling wake in Alaska and used ice from canneries to keep him cold is not accused of breaking any laws.
Officers responded to a call last week to find the body of a 78-year-old man inside an aluminum transport casket.
Ketchikan Police Chief Alan Bengaard told the Ketchikan Daily News that the woman stopped at canneries for ice to put in the truck bed during the “rolling wake.”
The man had died of natural causes.
A mortuary took custody of the body after the authorities were called.
The family can make further arrangements.
Bengaard said hopefully the woman won’t take her husband back out on the road, but that he wasn’t aware of any laws she had broken.