Dallas rapper Yella Beezy went to jail on August 12 after he was arrested during a traffic stop. Police claim Beezy possessed illegal cough syrup; he says it was just hand sanitizer.
Peter Clark last smoked cannabis or hash in Las Vegas before he flew to Dubai on February 24. However, a medical emergency required him to be hospitalized, where he was drug tested. The test detected hash and Clark has since been detained by UAE authorities.
Prior to the Presidential election, tensions between the U.S. and Mexico were as high as the unfinished Trump border wall. At the center of the controversy: Mexican Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos, who the DEA charged with being in cahoots with the H-2 drug cartel. Cienfuegos was apprehended, then returned to Mexico in January. Now, the problem is for President Biden to deal with.
The most arrested man in New Jersey, Ed Forchion (a.k.a. NJ Weedman), was busted for pot possession on February 6, despite the fact cannabis ha been legalized in the Garden State.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer commuted Michael Thompson's sentence on December 22. He spent 23 years in jail for selling three pounds of marijuana to an informant. Thompson was released on January 28.