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Possession of a toaster?

My grandson is 17 - a good kid, lives with his dad (my daughter is his step-mom). He's been heavy on my mind all weekend in a "something's off" way, so when my daughter called last night I asked if something was going on with him.

She said yeah he's had a rough weekend. His mom's birthday is coming up and he bought her a toaster for a gift because her old one died. His school does random locker searches and found the receipt for the toaster among his things. They called my son in law to come to the school so they could do a thorough search of my grandson, his locker and his car.

It seems a toaster can be used to dry marijuana. Kids these days, eh? *eyeroll*

My son in law told them the toaster was a birthday gift for his mom, but they still wanted to do the search. I can't believe it, but he gave permission for the search so my grandson would be cleared and they'd leave him alone. They found nothing btw, but the kid is anxious and humiliated.

WTF? Possession of a toaster - actually just a receipt for a toaster - is grounds for a search?

I am so pissed.

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Flying high now

Too funny...

Only someone very desperate and in possession of just picked bud would even think to use a toaster to cure their stash for anything more than an immediate smoke. The Trichomes of resin growing on the leaves would likely melt/convert to vapor and render the bud inactive by the time it was "dry" enough for use. Dumb.

Besides that I'd have told them to shove their request op their asses...\

Wha? .....hey....who stole my country?

Even if they were looking for toasters..

or bongs or w/e why were they looking at his personal receipts/pieces of paper close enough to see what he was buying???

Daughter of 1776 American Revolutionists

Gosh are they paranoid or

Gosh are they paranoid or what? Coo coo! I think they need to change the foil on their hats.

Who would ruin good pot in a toaster

or a microwave? There are drying crystals (for drying flowers...duh) available at hobbyshops. The crystals turn pink when saturated with water and blue when reconstituted by microwaving them (the crystals). Get some before they are illegal (but be careful when they are blue. Some genius DEA agent might mistake them for Heisenberg's famous product).

Leges sine moribus vanae

science fair...

Might I recommend a future science fair project that delineates the efficacy of toaster drying various "legal" plants vs the common sense method of hanging them upside down? Afterall, it is an institution of education & this effort just might improve the functionality of homemade potpourri. Understanding the physics of moisture absortion ratios in different environments, afterall, is useful. ;) Yeah, SCIENCE!!

See there... learning can be fun.


I love the idea and will present it to my grandson when I see him, lol!

The trouble with kitchen gadgets

Be glad your daughter's pressure cooker hadn't broken.
The SWAT team may have been called.

Do not consent!

Your s-i-l shouldn't have consented to the search. If they illegally persist, sue them. This is the only way to put a stop to this atrocity!

I would not suggest...

I would NOT suggest posting the school's contact information, because too many people might call to complain.

I'm a serial entrepreneur and liberty activist from Texas!


Tempting, believe me!

It's respect for my grandson's wishes that kept that information out of the thread, believe me I thought hard about it.


I TOO, ;-)would NOT suggest posting the school's contact information, because too many people might call to complain.;-)
Got something in my eye ;-)


it was hard not to....

Michael Nystrom's picture

Man, it must be rough to be a kid these days

Guilty until proven innocent.

Thanks for sharing.

I know. I just can't imagine what it is like for them

trying to grow up under this kind of scrutiny and misplaced authoritarianism. Makes me sick.

A public defender told me this exact thing!

"Guilty until proven innocent" So much for America.

That is the stupidest thing I have ever heard

they are just looking for reasons to trample on our rights now. If they are searching for random things that can be used for Cannabis they better include:

Tin foil
Magnifying glass
Wooden sticks
5 gallon buckets
1 gallon milk jugs
kitchen knives
Sobe bottles

All of which have a history of being used to cultivate or use Cannabis...

We all share this eternally evolving present moment- The past and future only exist as inconsequential mental fabrications.

TwelveOhOne's picture

Schools are dens of iniquity:

many of those items can be found in lunchladyland.

Get your kids out of public school, it'll be the best lesson they learned.

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I'm still trying to figure out how they dry pot in a toaster

that aside, I'd be livid, absolutely outraged! Why were they searching his locker to begin with? Another story to support home schooling.

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know Peace." - Jimi Hendrix


Maybe it was a toaster oven... that sounds vaguely =cough= familiar

Daughter of 1776 American Revolutionists

really loco in loco parentis

Wouldn't toasting pot dry up the volatile oils that make people high and start fires?

I wonder what private notes, computer links, and other information these 'educators' also got off on. Trying to give students they are charged with criminal records is sociopathic behavior. Parents should get their kids to safety. This is like a contemporary version of which hunting in which the inquisitors have a shot at the children.