The Davis bros had a nice pot-dealing scheme going -- until they got caught
Former St. Louis Metropolitan Police Sergeant Larry Davis
was sentenced in federal court today to 57 months in federal prison for seizing a huge amount of pot from places like FedEx and UPS and -- instead of submitting it into evidence -- taking it home and selling it with his brother, Linus.
The brothers' scheme lasted from October 2010 until last January.
But how much pot we talkin' 'bout?
Somewhere between 132 to 176 pounds, according to the U.S. Attorney. That's pounds
. It's a lot of pot.
By contrast, Nelly's tour bus was recently busted
for having (among other things) only ten pounds of pot. Child's play!
Here's what a pound of pot looks like, by the way:
The Davis bros have admitted to seizing more than 130 times this amount!
Davis pleaded guilty
to the offense back in April, a month after his brother did likewise
Don't forget: Davis is also at the center of a lawsuit
against the Police Board of Commissioners. A woman now claims to have video evidence that Sgt. Davis falsely arrested her back in 2007 (before all this pot-dealing stuff).
She's accusing the board of failing to look into it or to discipline him in any way.