- Associated Press - Thursday, October 20, 2016

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A justice of the peace has denied a request to release a Washington state man jailed on suspicion of possessing 50 pounds of marijuana so he could make it to his cancer surgery.

The Billings Gazette reports (https://bit.ly/2emgu3z) that Justice of the Peace David Carter said the charges against 39-year-old Travis Sean Tubert Jackson were too concerning to grant the request.

Jackson is being held in lieu of $10,000 bond in Yellowstone County on two felony counts of criminal possession with intent to distribute and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.


Information from: The Billings Gazette, https://www.billingsgazette.com

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide