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Robert Beck 

Robert Beck - Falsely Arrested for Marijuana Possession

From: Abigail Mahnke, host of Inner Views
Length: 25:27

In March 2009, Robert Beck was arrested for possession of 277 marijuana plants in his home in Taylor, Texas and was placed in jail for 5 months without bail. It turned out he was innocent and, in the meantime, he lost his home, his pets and his business. Almost a year later, he is still trying to put his life back together.

Robert_herbert_beck-thumb_small In March 2009, Robert Beck was arrested for possession of 277 marijuana plants in his home in Taylor, Texas and was placed in jail for 5 months without bail. It turned out he was innocent and, in the meantime, he lost his home, his pets and his business. Almost a year later, he is still trying to put his life back together.

Robert had a thriving trucking company. When he hired an employee, she turned out to have substance problems. When she wasn't working out and Robert let her go, she "planted" marijuana all over the greenhouse he owns for regular gardening.

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Piece Description

In March 2009, Robert Beck was arrested for possession of 277 marijuana plants in his home in Taylor, Texas and was placed in jail for 5 months without bail. It turned out he was innocent and, in the meantime, he lost his home, his pets and his business. Almost a year later, he is still trying to put his life back together.

Robert had a thriving trucking company. When he hired an employee, she turned out to have substance problems. When she wasn't working out and Robert let her go, she "planted" marijuana all over the greenhouse he owns for regular gardening.

Additional Credits

Recorded at KOOP Radio 91.7 FM Austin, Texas

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