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I had no idea that David Bowie was arrested for pot possession in Rochester, NY back in 1976.
‘Pot’ holds rock singer
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle – March 22, 1976
David Bowie, the English rock singer, was arrested early yesterday at the Americana Rochester Hotel on marijuana charges. Three other persons, including a Rochester woman, were arrested with him.
They were charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana. Police said they confiscated what they described as about half a pound of marijuana. The charge is a class C felony, carrying a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison.
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