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“The rats eating our marijuana, they’re all high.”

New Orleans Police Superintendent Anne Kirkpatrick, regarding a vermin infestation of confiscated weed at police headquarters. The building has housed the department since 1968 and is decaying, with mold and cockroaches. The City Council is considering a proposal to spend $7.6 million on a 10-year lease to temporarily relocate the force to a pair of high-rise buildings downtown. (Associated Press — March 13, 2024)
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