Law Enforcement

AG Spokesman On Wrong Side Of Snake

Todd Dvorak, former Idaho bureau chief for the Associated Press and spokesman for Attorney General Lawrence Wasden, found himself on the wrong side of the Snake River at Lewiston recently.

He was arrested by local coppers and charged with possession of marijuana–legal across the river in Washington, but still a crime in Idaho. He has entered an innocent plea, but a terse message from the office of AG to media outlets said, “Todd Dvorak has left the office of the Attorney General.”

Dvorak was a former board member of the Idaho PRess club and well liked by reporters. It was difficult for the likes of Betsy Russell of the Spokesman-Review (and the GUARDIAN) to post
the NEWS.

Comments & Discussion

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  1. This is a shame. The two standards just cannot be maintained. Decriminalize pot, it’s long over due.

  2. Bieter begone
    Sep 22, 2016, 6:37 am

    This is going to happen more and more. Idaho will be the lone holdout and hundreds if not thousands of lives will be ruined because Idaho is stuck on reefer madness. Not to mention the costs to taxpayers of the police, court systems and jails/prisons to contain this “scourge”.

  3. Well, he got popped at Lewiston airport with 3.5 grams of pineapple indica hybrid in a package labeled Green Junky Farms in Spokane.

    Don’t fly with it. Better yet legalize it.

  4. Big deal.

    Cops are killing innocent people and the media is worried about a dude in possession of a plant.

    Bieter begone,
    The “lone holdout”?

    The LAST one?

    Why is it so many people (usually Idahoans) think Idaho is so unique?


  5. Bieter begone
    Sep 22, 2016, 12:04 pm

    Easterner, you need to get off the pipe and read with comprehension. Think about it dude. idaho will soon be surrounded by states either legalizing marijuana outright or allowing medical marijuana. So in effect, yes we will be the lone holdout in a sea of more permissiveness. You think that’s a good thing?

    And cops killing “innocents”? Not always and not hardly.

  6. Here are states with legal recreational marijuana:

    1. Alaska
    2. Colorado
    3. Oregon
    4. Washington

    Four of 50.

  7. AbolishGovernment
    Sep 22, 2016, 3:36 pm

    Living in Oregon now, we have 6 recreational marijuana dispensaries in my new home town, and none of the promised nightmares that would occur should marijuana be legalized. Notice how the cops never raid the homes of the wealthy looking for illegal drugs. Only the serfs are criminalizes for things government should not have made illegal in the first place.

  8. Dope award?
    Sep 22, 2016, 9:31 pm

    Does he qualify for the ‘Dope’ award?

  9. Oregon made millions off Idahoans with no sales tax.
    Now there making millions off Idaho because of marijuana sales.
    Do we say Idaho just isn’t very smart? Or is Oregon the smart ones?

  10. Easterner you forgot to mention 25 states have legalized medical marijuana

  11. If individual States can legalize it then why not a county or city?

    Come on Boise, who cares what the State of Idaho thinks? What’s Otter going to do? Send the National Guard down to City Hall to put down the insurrection?

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