TSA Agent Lets Rapper Keep His Weed?

Some people clearly think Transportation Security Administration officers are drunk on power, terrorizing old ladies and all that. A bill was even introduced this week that seeks to strip them of their police-like trappings. But it seems there's an inner "cool dad" inside at least some TSA agents. This week, a rapper found a "Notice of Baggage Inspection" in his suitcase. But his large bag of weed was fully intact, and scrawled on the note were the words: "C'mon son."

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Freddie Gibbs, who recently formed the hip hop group P.O.C. (Pulled Over by the Cops) with a couple guys from The Cool Kids, tweeted the picture. "The TSA found my weed and let me keep it. They just left me a note. 'C'mon Son'. Lol."

There are some serious doubts about the story's veracity. But this isn't the first time a TSA officer supposedly has taken some liberties. In October, a traveler reportedly also found a personal note scrawled on her baggage inspection notice. It said: "Get your freak on girl." Presumably, someone had found her vibrator.

Of course, smuggling marijuana across state lines is a federal crime. Taking a sex toy on vacation is not.

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Claire Gordon

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Claire Gordon has contributed to Slate's DoubleX, the Huffington Post, and the book Prisons: Current Controversies. While an undergraduate at Yale University and a research fellow at Yale graduate school, she spoke on panels at Yale and Cornell, and reported from Cairo, Tokyo, and Berlin.

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Riccardo Soldaini

He should send a thank you note lmao to nice maybe there's still hope in our world awesome

January 27 2012 at 8:26 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

dsb im white , and i wouldnt of taken his weed. seriousness and professionalism is whats destroying the western world

January 26 2012 at 11:06 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
PB Illustrations

C'mon On Son LOL classic. I never have that kind of luck.


January 24 2012 at 6:10 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
D H.


January 14 2012 at 1:31 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

He,he,he...this is too funny! Lol

January 03 2012 at 3:32 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Love it, they take a cupcake away from a teacher and let a rapper keep his weed.

December 24 2011 at 11:54 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
1 reply to dog's comment

you cant believe this actually happened dog ....as the article said its against the law to transport weed.

December 25 2011 at 9:04 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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December 22 2011 at 4:21 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

DSBsky that has to be the most ignorant comment I've read in a while. If you want to down another race based on their grammar you might want to spell all the words in your post correctly. Especially something like Who. I'm just sayin'. .

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