York Region Police give hilarious response to Twitter pot plea

York Region Police give hilarious response to Twitter pot plea

A King City, Ont. man who tweeted a request for marijuana received a speedy reply on Tuesday — from police.

They just wanted to tag along.

To translate the jargon, Sunith Baheerathan asked if any dealers wanted to earn about $20 worth of marijuana because he needed a joint to help him through his work day.

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The joke reply from police, equivalent to a "we can hear you" and a wink from whichever cheeky communications officer was managing the account, has received more than 3,125 retweets. But it also lead Mr. Lube to fire the employee, according to a later tweet from Baheerathan.

York Regional Police defended the message later in the day with general advice about making smart decisions online.

Now remember kids, the York Regional Police are on the ball, and they're on Twitter too.

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