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Sheriff’s office makes drug arrest

Published 6:40pm Tuesday, October 16, 2012

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man on Oct. 1 accused of manufacturing marijuana and possession of cocaine.

James Tyler Kimbrell, of 8475 Hwy. 9 South, Columbus was arrested and charged with one count of manufacturing marijuana, one county of possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine and one count of drug paraphernalia, according to sheriff reports.

Kimbrell was given a $10,000 bond.

  • DoNotGiveInToEvil

    “If you oppose drug use, you should oppose the war on drugs even more. If you consider drug abuse to be evil, you should consider the war on drugs to be more evil. If you think that taking drugs is a sin, you should think that the war on drugs is a greater sin.

    Now, lest there be any misunderstanding, let me make myself perfectly clear. I don’t abuse drugs. I don’t use drugs. And I don’t recommend that anyone else abuse or use them either.

    But not only do I not use what are classified by the government as illegal drugs, wouldn’t use them if they were legal, and would prefer that no one else do so whether they are legal or illegal, I would rather see people use drugs than the government wage war on them for doing so.

    Even though I neither advocate nor condone the use of mind-altering, behavior-altering, or mood-altering substances, I don’t think anyone should support the government’s war on drugs any more than they should support the government’s wars on poverty, obesity, dietary fat, cholesterol, cancer, tobacco, and salt.

    And even though I consider the use of any drug for any reason other than because of a medical necessity to be dangerous, destructive, and immoral, I consider the government’s war on drugs to be even more dangerous, destructive, and immoral.”

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