Police threaten to arrest people who mocked tiny cannabis bust

Police officers have threatened to arrest and ban Facebook users who mocked their tiny drug bust online.

West Yorkshire Police shared a post about a ‘small’ amount of cannabis they seized from a young man in Walton colliery nature park on Thursday.

Many commenters were quick to poke fun at the Wakefield officers, with one writing: ‘Hope you manage to nail Pablo Escobar this afternoon.’ While another one added: ‘Is he looking for a 0.2gs of cannabis to steal and smoke?’ Police Inspector Martin Moizer wrote in a Facebook post: ‘***Cannabis Seized****

Many commenters mocked the Wakefield officers (Picture: Facebook/West Yorkshire Police – Wakefield Rural) Another one poked fun at the size of the bust (Picture: Facebook/West Yorkshire Police – Wakefield Rural) ‘PCSO 687 Ian Campbell and PCSO 882 Ben Hughes attended Walton colliery nature park and seized a small quantity of Cannabis from a young man who was parked up alone.


‘Walton Colliery nature park will be firmly on our patrol plan in the future to prevent this behaviour.’ Another commenter continued: ‘Cartels are all goin fkn mental.’

While one wrote: ‘Wow that’s put a dent in the war on drugs lol.’ However, PCI Moizer updated the post a few hours later and said: ‘Please use this page with respect or you will be banned and maybe even prosecuted.’

He added: ‘I would like to remind everyone that this is a Police page and whatever your thoughts on one of my officers seizing drugs in the community, being insulting, abusive or offensive can and will result in a prosecution under the Malicious Communications Act 1988.’

Pregnant woman, 30, jailed for glassing man so hard he lost an eye Many supported the Moizer, with one writing: ‘Some people one here need to find a hobby because you have far too much time on your hands.’

While another one said: ‘The amount in possession is irrespective, the law being broken is not.’

A lot of people urged the Wakefield officers to ‘keep up the good work.’

 

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