Gas Saver? Pot Makes Gas Gauge Read Half Full

A stash of grass can take the place of a lot of gas, but it won't do anything for mileage.

A Utah man took his newly acquired used SUV to a mechanic to find out why the gas gauge always read half-full.

The mechanic in Sandy looked inside the gas tank and found about 35 pounds of marijuana in plastic-wrap packages that filled about half of the tank's volume.

Police estimate the pot is worth about $35,000.

The Nissan Armada has had several different owners and was once
a rental car.

Sandy police are trying to figure out who stashed the pot but say the current owner is not a suspect.

Investigators in the town south of Salt Lake City say the drug packs could have been in the tank for months.


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  • by bj Location: bertie on Feb 24, 2009 at 08:38 AM
    to lol: Whether he used less money at the time the pot was in there, he still had to go to the pump more often because he couldn' fill the tank up at one time(That is why he was concerned why the tank would only fill half-ful). Whether he used more or less at one time at the pump, the pot in the tank didn't change the miles per gallon.
  • by Anonymous on Feb 20, 2009 at 08:18 AM
    Jesus never used a harmful substance in his life. Jesus was perfect and to suggest something as trashy and sick as this is pathetic. J!!~~~~~ This man had to be scared out of his mind when they found that stuff in his trunk. I know I would have been like give me my money back for the car because I do not want anything to do with the car ever. This world is turning upside down.
  • by to Jerome on Feb 20, 2009 at 05:01 AM
    I am not familiar with all of that in the Bible. Can you give me some references to look up? I mean specific ones that spell it out for you so I can use your argument sometime also.
  • by lol on Feb 20, 2009 at 04:59 AM
    Didn't he find it odd that he could 'fill' his tank with very little money. Now that the pot is out, it will cost a lot more!
  • by John Location: Richlands on Feb 20, 2009 at 03:45 AM
    A## grass or gas nobody rides for free.
  • by Anonymous on Feb 19, 2009 at 05:28 PM
    Free Gas, Free Grass, either one works for me...
  • by Jerome Robbins on Feb 19, 2009 at 12:55 PM
    Jesus and his disciples used an anointing oil that contained an ingredient called Kaneh-bosem, which has since been identified as CANNABIS EXTRACT. This does not mean he was a bad guy, they just used what was natural. I don't use a bong or smoke it at all. I had a major addiction to alcohol (which is legal) and was, I would say "forced" to take ritalin by doctors which led to other major problems. Now I use a plant in a natural way and am much better off for it. So put down your paxil or your prozacs and your lipitor, Dwayne, the only thing I take comes from the earth and something that Jesus DID use. I am definitely not ignorant of scripture, you are ignorant to what is in the scripture. Because it doesn't say in english that Jesus sat around a table passing a bong does not mean that cannabis was NOT used.
  • by To Dwayne Location: Chocowinity on Feb 19, 2009 at 12:27 PM
    Come on dude, he was just making light of a funny situation. Don't knock it until you have tried it. I promise it will make your day a little brighter. I will admit that I am very ignorant to scripture, so I will leave that one alone. Oh well, have a good day, and enjoy the nice weather.
  • by Dwayne Location: Greenville on Feb 19, 2009 at 07:46 AM
    There are no Hebrew, Aramaic or Greek translations of Holy Scripture that indicate Christ ever used marijuana. It is quite offensive to suggest that based upon an individuals ignorance of scripture. Perhaps you Jerome should put the bong down.
  • by TNT Location: Washington on Feb 19, 2009 at 02:21 AM
    Jerome.. It is not in safe hands, because it is not in my hands. I would share, but only with my really good bro's, and of course the friendly mechanic. I like your attitude.
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