• A bit of Bowie history I was unaware of

    by  • March 25, 2013 • Fun • 0 Comments

    david-bowie-mugshot-rochester-ny-02I 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.

    Read the full story @ RochesterSubway.com.

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    Michael Sauers is currently the Technology Innovation Librarian for the Nebraska Library Commission in Lincoln, Nebraska and has been training librarians in technology for more than 15 years. He has also been a public library trustee, a bookstore manager for a library friends group, a reference librarian, serials cataloger, technology consultant, and bookseller. He earned his MLS in 1995 from the University at Albany’s School of Information Science and Policy. Michael’s twelfth book, Google Search Secrets (w/ Christa Burns) was published October 2013 and has two more books on the way. He has also written dozens of articles for various journals and magazines. In his spare time he blogs at travelinlibrarian.info, runs Web sites for authors and historical societies, takes many, many photos, and reads more than 100 books a year.

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