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‘Stoner Mice’ eat marijuana evidence

A soldier points his flashlight at packs containing marijuana in Tijuana, Mexico on Jan. 8.

Photo: Reuters

Wichita police in Kansas are hot on the tail of mice that chewed through bags of marijuana kept in a police storage facility, KMBC.com reported. The three packages were evidence seized during arrests in 2009.

The rodents apparently nested in the pot and ate some of it. “We’ve got some mice that are stoners,” Police Lt. Doug Nolte said. The animals were probably attracted to the scent, he added.

At first look, authorities thought the evidence was tampered with, but after a thorough investigation police believe they know who the culprit is.

Police said they believe several mice were involved. They also unveiled a sketch of one of the sneaky perps with big ears, little beady eyes and a long tail.

But the sketch may not be very helpful. The mice remain at large.

No drawn-out investigation or jury trial will be necessary. An exterminator has been called.

Other outlets were quick to make sport of the pothead varmints, “There are some mice in Kansas with major munchies,” MSN wrote.

(Liberty Times)










1. stoner n.

吸大麻的人 (xi1 da4 ma2 de5 ren2)

例: You can tell that she is a stoner by looking at her eyes.


2. at large adj. phr.

在逃 (zai4 tao2)

例: The bank robber is still at large.


3. make sport of v. phr.

消遣某人或某事 (xiao1 qian3 mo3 ren2 huo4 mo3 shi4)

例: These boys like to make sport of me for wearing glasses.


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