Police: Craigslist Ad Leads to Wilmette Drug Bust

A Vernon Hills man was caught with marijuana after police responded to a Craigslist ad.

Howard L. Schneider, 42, of Vernon Hills learned a rough lesson about posting things to the Internet this week, after police gave him a local ordinace ticket for possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana - after they found him discussing the drugs in a Craigslist post, according to the Pioneer Press

The article states that a Wilmette detective who was checking Craigslist.com postings saw an advertisement under the "Casual Encounters" section. The ad was titled "New years day pillow princess420," and allegedly promised to provide marijuana (which the ad referred to as "a huge thick fat joint of kush") in exchange for oral sex. The detective answered the ad under a false female name, and met Schneider who reportedly had marijuana in the trunk of his car. Schneider's court date is set for Feb. 4 in Skokie.

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Andrew Cone January 11, 2013 at 03:43 AM
This arrest is the epitome of stupid. Prostitution should be legal. Marijuana should be legal. The guy didn't do anything wrong. If someone wants to have oral sex with him for a joint, that's nobody's business but theirs.
Joe blow January 12, 2013 at 12:36 AM
Bet his wife thinks it is illegal and I'll bet his kids are humiliated.... Andrew.
Larry Lynville January 12, 2013 at 05:23 PM
If girls really gave it up for weed I would've gotten way more in the 90s. There is no such thing as a "Kush whore." on the other hand f@$k the police.


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