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Drug-Kingpin Granny Arrested In Okla.

April 17, 2012  | 

Authorities believe a 73-year-old Oklahoma grandmother is responsible for as much as 40% of the marijuana trafficking in the northeast section of the state.

When Craig County Sheriff's deputies arrested Darlene Mayes, they found 4 pounds of marijuana, two pistols and $221,550 in cash in a sack with the drugs. An additional $53,020 was located in the back seat of a vehicle, and Mayes had a substantial amount of cash on her person, reports the Tulsa World.

Deputies and Vinita Police officers raided Mayes' family farm at 6:45 a.m. on April 9. Mayes is a former Department of Human Services worker.

Tags: Drug Trafficking, Craig County (Okla.) Sheriff


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Frank @ 4/18/2012 3:34 AM

Depends are expensive!See what happens when the Government starts cutting back on benefits for Seniors. They just could't leave SSI alone. Now we have another demographic group to deal with.

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