Support "Cartersville 70" dismissal of charges
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Cartersville has recently made national news due to the arrest of 70 young adults (age 15-31) who were attending a friend's 21st birthday house party on Cain Dr on Saturday 12/30/17. Police were called due to "gun shots" reported by a neighbor in the vicinity, and determined it was fireworks. They then "smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the house" so entered the residence without a search warrant and began questioning and detaining the party attendees.
The officers "saw marijuana in plain sight" and when no one would claim the small amount of marijuana (<1 oz), they began arresting and transporting EVERY party-goer to the Bartow County Jail, charging each of them with possession of marijuana < 1 oz.
Many of these young people didn't get the opportunity to bond out until Monday 1/2/18. Because of this, many of them have already lost their jobs.
If you support the constitution and not illegal search, seizure, and arrest, then please sign this petition in support of DISMISSING all unfounded charges against these young people, many of whom, by the way, are your favorite local high school athletes!
Thank you for your support.
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