Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Obligatory Cheech and Chong nod in Waterford: Millions in drugs go up in smoke!

Posted By on Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 10:18 AM

Oh where, oh where is old Sgt. Stedenko? (Sorry, couldn’t resist).

What does $8 mil worth of drugs look and feel like when it’s torched? Who the hell knows? Only your bird can sing. But we do know well the telling, glassy-eyed grin of a friendly contact buzz. Click on this Oakland Press story to see Waterford Police Chief Daniel McCaw, dapper in his uniform and insignia, wielding sizeable amounts of weed.

The Waterford Township cops "recently" burned enough pot, heroin, coke and prescription drugs to fetch $8 mil “on the street.” All in, the dope fit inside the back of two trucks and one van and was torched at a Southeast Michigan incinerator; the location remained a secret because of “security reasons.”

McCaw's quoted in the piece saying the burn was “the largest we have had since I have been on the force. It seems we are getting more and more drugs to burn.”


Tags: , , ,

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Detroit Metro Times. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Detroit Metro Times, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at letters@metrotimes.com.

Detroit Metro Times works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Detroit and beyond.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Detroit's true free press free.

Read the Digital Print Issue

March 3, 2021

View more issues


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In Detroit

© 2021 Detroit Metro Times - Contact Us

Website powered by Foundation