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Man seeking to buy marijuana robbed at gunpoint in Menlo Park

Original post made on Oct 1, 2019

An East Palo Alto man was robbed at gunpoint at 10:15 p.m. Saturday when he was held up by two men during a marijuana sale that went awry, according to the Menlo Park Police Department.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, September 30, 2019, 6:04 PM

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Posted by Peter L.
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Oct 1, 2019 at 9:54 am

Can we talk about how hilarious this is?
First, if you're trying to buy a pound of marijuana in a place where you can now legally buy it (or have it delivered!), you've got a problem. I suspect the guy was lured in by an impossibly cheap deal.
Second, really, you come to Menlo Park to do this?

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Posted by Citizen
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Oct 1, 2019 at 10:28 am

Perfect...... buying drugs, usually a victimless crime.... drug buying = violence/ crime....

Let’s legalize buying the stuff in downtown Menlo Park... what a joke!

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Posted by Demon Rum Dealers
a resident of Menlo Park: Park Forest
on Oct 1, 2019 at 10:44 am

> Let’s legalize buying the stuff in downtown Menlo Park... what a joke!

There are DUI arrests in Menlo Park, we need to prohibit alcohol sales in Menlo.

Particularly downtown, where high concentrations of alcohol dealers ply their evil trade.

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Posted by Alan
a resident of Menlo Park: Belle Haven
on Oct 1, 2019 at 1:59 pm

He intends to make an illegal transaction. He gets into a car with those he wishes to buy from, so they can make the transaction far away from the police. Instead, these guys rob him.

Should anyone be surprised?

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Posted by Go to the store!
a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on Oct 1, 2019 at 2:50 pm

Good grief, what's next for these brainiacs?
"Man tries to buy a pound of tax free butter and gets robbed"

It's legal, go to the store and buy some. Nobody will stop you!

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