Quote:A teenage South Florida drug dealer named Silas Spence thought he was buying $3,000 worth of marijuana he hoped to re-sell on the streets for a profit.
Turns out, it was the green stuff most kids hate.
"He got broccoli that resembled marijuana," Aventura Police Detective Tom Mundy testified on Tuesday.
And that's not all. The mystery man passing off the veggies then robbed Spence at gunpoint, leaving him and his drug-dealing buddy, Lucas Seeger, out $3,000, according to testimony in court.
It was that botched drug deal that spurred Spence, days later, to plan a series of drug rip-offs that ultimately led to the killing of another teen, Omar Darwish, outside the Aventura LA Fitness in January.
"He said, "I need to rob someone. We need to get this money back,'" a 17-year-old girl named L.W., Seeger's girlfriend, testified on Tuesday, adding: "Silas was acting irrational."
Read more: bradenton.com
Since when does broccoli look like herb?
Only in FL.
So stupid to have people dying over an innocuous substance, legalize it, knock off the lunacy. How do lawmakers and cops that enforce these absurd laws look at themselves in the mirror?