Weird News

 

What Not to Text Your Probation Officer

What Not to Text Your Probation Officer

Listen to Because I Got High Radio on iHeartRadio

Because I Got High Radio

(NEWSER) – A guy in Albany, Ga., texted his probation officer by mistake asking, "You have any weed?" The probation officer then showed up at the errant texter's house with drug agents who found a bag of cocaine, reports WALB. And that's why Alvin Cross is not only going back to prison for violating his parole, he's serving an extra year. The story seems to have hit a sweet spot of dumb criminal/tech gaffe, because Cross is the butt of a lot of jokes out there:

  • Gawker: "If you were to get high and make a list of people who, hypothetically, you would not want to text with a request for weed, 'probation officer' would probably be near the top."

Read the full story on Newser.com

   

PHOTO: Shutterstock

 

More Articles