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Updated: January 17, 2018 @ 12:52 pm
January 17, 2018
If you tell the police you smoked some weed and then we learn 6 months later the tests came back negative, then we know this is a duck. She smoked weed, we Know that and so does she and the police. There is no way you can smoke weed and be tested the same day and the tests come back negative. Not sure who is trying to fool who!
Yeah. Something sounds definitely wrong here which should prompt an investigation in its own right. Time to look into the agency or firm doing the testing, and results of past tests.
Why does the article say "A Sept. 6 toxicology report"? Does it mean THE report that was received on Sept. 6th? Or was a test done on Sept. 6th?And, why in the world would she admit to a cop she smoked weed if she did not? Does not make sense.
And why in the world would you be driving if you are on Ambien?
The test was received Sept. 6, the blood work was taken shortly after the crash.
Speculation: She bought synthetic marijuana thinking it was the real thing. "Synthetic marijuana is a designer drug in which herbs, incense or other leafy materials are sprayed with lab-synthesized liquid chemicals." Since the chemical composition varies from source to source it's possible it contained the chemicals discovered by the test. Some get you high, some make you sick, some may kill you.https://www.drugs.com/illicit/synthetic-marijuana.html
You are right, that is speculation. Totally irresponsible speculation that doesn’t even agree with the facts of the case.
Facts and Carlos Ponce parted ways long ago.
Another person who does not understand what the term "speculation" means. Look it up!
What part of "speculation" don't you understand????And it fits the evidence.
When was Synthetic marijuana talked about? Only after you tried to make it a possible reason , so you could make try and fit what you think happen.Someone, who is having medical problems, can say things that are not true.You are irresponsible" for trying to spread this FAKE NEWS.
I understand what speculation means and I agree you engaged in it. But wild speculations can still be irresponsible. And when you pull something out of left field it can be considered irresponsible.
Gary, you are entitled to your opinions, speculations but I'm not entitled to mine????That reeks of fascism. The Holocaust victims would tell their NAZI oppressors in concentration camps, "Die Gedanken sind frei". It is a German folk song about the freedom of thought.My speculation is not from "left field". It is based on what is presented but just speculation. You disagree with my opinion, fine. But this attack from you is unwarranted. I disagree with your comments especially about "dog whistles", "Islamophobic comments", etc. but you are entitled to your opinion. I consider them from the FAR Left Field but as they say, "Die Gedanken sind frei"!
Carlos, you talk about FAKE news , you are trying to make it , and spread it.To speculate about something this serious, is beyond irresponsible. Carlos, you owe her an apology.Just because someone appears drunk or intoxicated does not mean they are.To jump too, she might of, is just speculating what might have happen, and is not right.It is possible that she may have symptoms of diabetes which may make a person appear drunk or intoxicated or she may have epilepsy, or Brain Injury.
What good comes from speculating about what she did . It will come out in court and they will decided what needs to happen. To try and add to her problems, with no knowledge of what happen that night , is just trying to pile on to her problems. If she had been using a Spice /K2 or other types of substances she would most likely would have been tested for it. People under the influence of Synthetic marijuana, do not act like someone under the influence of marijuana. "They have been under the influence. Their behavior has become unmanageable. There were several incidents of family violence with youth under the influence," .If she had been using Synthetic marijuana, and it was found in her system , she would have faced this. Starting 2011.Following the DEA's action, DSHS is required by state law to place the substances on the Texas Schedules of Controlled Substances unless the commissioner objects. Schedule I, the most restrictive category on the Texas Schedules of Controlled Substances, is reserved for unsafe, highly abused substances with no accepted medical use. Five chemicals, JWH -018, JWH-073, JWH-200, CP-47,497, and cannabicyclohexanol that are found in K2 were placed on the Schedule.Penalties for the manufacture, sale or possession of K2 are outlined in Section 481.119 of the Texas Controlled Substances Act. The penalties remain in effect unless the Texas Legislature determines a different penalty group for the substances.Persons found guilty of a Class A misdemeanor are subject to a fine not to exceed $4,000 and/or confinement in jail for a term not to exceed one year. Persons found guilty of a Class B misdemeanor are subject to a fine not to exceed $2,000 and/or confinement in jail for a term not to exceed 180 days.
Fake news???? I presented NO NEWS, NO FACTS, just speculation. Look up the word."Just because someone appears drunk or intoxicated does not mean they are."She TOLD DPS she was on marijuana. What I present is logically based on EVIDENCE presented in this paper but as I posted, just SPECULATION!!!!!!If you disagree with this fine. But saying it is "irresponsible" to form a theory on what has been presented in this paper is not right.
Jim, I reported no news, fake or otherwise. The facts as reported in this paper is that she told DPS she had taken marijuana. No trace of that. So she must have taken something else that she called "marijuana". Did you look up the word "speculation"? That's all I present. Just looking at the GCDN and "speculating".Your speculation was that she misspoke. I accept that as a possibility because you are just SPECULATING. But you don't know that for a fact. But I'm not going to call your speculation "fake news". Your speculation is as good as my speculation. So quit hating.
And then the Unicorn tried cheesecake and jumped over the moon,... oh wait, that was a cow. These sideline semi-pro debaters need to take a deep breath, and "look for gold", dirt is way to easy to find. PEACE OUT.
The burning question still remains. Why in the world would anyone tell a cop you just smoked grass? Why would the cop lie? Another reason for body cameras, but a high dollar attorney would discount the statement even if it was made. It is what it is.
I think the test she was given was a toxicology blood test. It tests for active toxins that can impair your ability to operate a vehicle. Just like alcohol tests, the levels of THC in the bloodstream dissipate within hours. This was not a hair follicle test, that tests for historic use. I think the object of the test was to see if she was intoxicated at the time of the accident.
Jim: [ the levels of THC in the bloodstream dissipate within hours.]
That is not accurate. The THC remains detectable for weeks afterwards.
Detectable, yes. Impaired by DPS standards, no.
Jim: [Detectable, yes. Impaired by DPS standards, no.]
Do you have a link to that information?
They were looking to see if she was impaired at the time. The results came back , she was not. It make no difference if she was earlier, as they were not looking at that . If they were, they would have used the hair follicle test, which is what most plants do in this area , when they hire, and for other reasons.. It maters on the the quantity of the active ingredient in marijuana as to how long it can be detected .Some strains have a higher amount of THC and other things.
"Due to varying cultivation techniques, the quantity of the active ingredient in marijuana may vary and more potent marijuana samples may be detectable for longer periods after using it. Usually THC metabolites can be detected between 10 to 14 days after using marijuana."
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