51 Years Ago Bill Murray Was Busted With 10lbs of Weed at Chicago O’Hare Airport
September 21st 1970. Comedian Bill Murray was preparing to board a plane at Chicago's O'Hare Airport. The young funny guy was celebrating his 20th birthday, and made a comment while getting ready to board that alerted officials that something was up...
Murray who was heading to Denver, told another passenger that he was carrying two bombs in his luggage. Um, Bill...This comment was overheard by a ticket agent who alerted authorities.
Federal agents approached Bill Murray (who was a pre-med student at Regis University at the time) they did not find a bomb, but they found a whole lotta weed.
Federal Agents found five bricks of pot in Bill Murray's luggage, the total was 10 pounds and a value of about $20,000.
Authorities were actually waiting for Bill Murray at the airport, they were tipped off that he was flying out with a whole bunch of green and were ready to arrest him.
Bill was arrested on his 20th birthday, and sentenced to five years probation on the misdemeanor conviction. SG
The biggest Chicago Cubs fan in the world, was busted for weed when he was 20...and look how far he's come!
Obviously the "I have a bomb thing" is a no-no, but I had no idea that Bill Murray was so into weed. Go figure, right?
Well Bill we still love you, and hope your 71st birthday next month, is a high time.
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