Anorak | Tayside police revoke hero’s award because he grew three cannabis plants

Tayside police revoke hero’s award because he grew three cannabis plants

by | 23rd, January 2012

WHEN Tayside police went to praise Adrian Mailer, 33, for administering first aid to an injured nine-year-old boy, they smelt cannabis. They then searched Mr Mailer’s home and found a cannabis farm “.  (This farm was a small tent in his living room in which he was growing marijuana plants.) The helpful police duly arrested him.
Tayside Police boss Justine Curran detailed his officers to go to Mr Mailer’s home and thank him for his good deed.
A police “source” tells the Daily Record :
“The officers were there to tell him that he had been selected to receive an award. Mailer had helped out when this young boy was severely injured after he was involved in an accident while driving an off-road buggy. But the officers noticed a pungent smell of cannabis from another room. Mailer went from hero to villain in a split-second and was nicked on the spot. It goes without saying that the award was withdrawn.” 
Why does it go without saying? Mr Mailer saved a young life the boy had “shattered his skull”  but because he was growing weed plants in his own home he gets no thanks for his quick thinking and knowledge. The police
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  • percy stilton

    Disgraceful behaviour by the police..theyneed to chill out….have these so called “heroes” no common sense or compassion? ….they obviously learnt nothing from Adrian’s heroic act…

  • Gimreefer

    damn pigs! i hope and pray to the greater powers they are in need of help and cannabis is the only answer.

  • The Real Stig

    Oink, oink.