The W
Views: 97738514
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
28.7.07 0334
The 7 - Random - Tommy Chong Sentenced to Nine Months in Prison
This thread has 3 referrals leading to it
Register and log in to post!
(1884 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (14 total)
XPacArmy
Frankfurter
Level: 59

Posts: 228/848
EXP: 1580047
For next: 93091

Since: 13.5.03
From: Woodbridge, VA

Since last post: 264 days
Last activity: 261 days
#1 Posted on 12.9.03 0620.44
Reposted on: 12.9.10 0621.07
From FOXNews.com

"Tommy Chong , who played one half of the dope-smoking duo in the Cheech and Chong movies, was sentenced to nine months in federal prison and fined $20,000 Thursday for selling bongs and other drug paraphernalia over the Internet."

"Chong also forfeited about $100,000 for his arrest on federal drug paraphernalia charges. He'll spend a year on probation after he's released from prison."

"His Nice Dreams Enterprises , which made a line of marijuana bongs and pipes, was to be sentenced later Thursday. Under federal law, the business itself can be placed on probation or face other sanctions."

--------

Well damn. I guess we won't see Tommy Chong on That 70's Show again for a while. Damn, he is always funny and great on screen. Fight the power...who whatever.

(edited by XPacArmy on 12.9.03 0723)
Promote this thread!
dunkndollaz
Banger
Level: 96

Posts: 923/2542
EXP: 8681695
For next: 307124

Since: 3.1.02
From: Northern NJ

Since last post: 9 days
Last activity: 3 days
#2 Posted on 12.9.03 0644.05
Reposted on: 12.9.10 0644.18
Not only did this cost him his role on That 70" Show but it also cost him his shot at the Cheech & Chong reunion movie - this will at least give him time to devote to his new passion - Salsa Dancing......
dunkndollaz
Banger
Level: 96

Posts: 923/2542
EXP: 8681695
For next: 307124

Since: 3.1.02
From: Northern NJ

Since last post: 9 days
Last activity: 3 days
#3 Posted on 12.9.03 0644.05
Reposted on: 12.9.10 0644.18
Not only did this cost him his role on That 70" Show but it also cost him his shot at the Cheech & Chong reunion movie - this will at least give him time to devote to his new passion - Salsa Dancing......
Scott Summets
Sujuk
Level: 64

Posts: 892/1008
EXP: 2126180
For next: 87929

Since: 27.6.02

Since last post: 3818 days
Last activity: 3787 days
#4 Posted on 12.9.03 0706.51
Reposted on: 12.9.10 0707.22
Last October he did a signing at the Love Shack in Norcross and I had the pleasure to meet him and get autographs, pictures, etc. But as for the bongs--he had a special where if you bought a Chong Bong you got more free autographed stuff. The guy never really cleaned up I guess, but he was a funny, nice guy--it's just that when your hawking Chong Bongs it's kinda obvious what you are doing. I'm sure Chong will be ok in jail, just because he's pretty famous and most prisoners probably like Cheech and Chong.
OlFuzzyBastard
Knackwurst
Level: 103

Posts: 1656/3022
EXP: 11111595
For next: 359850

Since: 28.4.02
From: Pittsburgh, PA

Since last post: 7 days
Last activity: 7 days
AIM:  
#5 Posted on 12.9.03 0803.43
Reposted on: 12.9.10 0804.18
I feel safer now.
ThreepMe
Morcilla
Level: 53

Posts: 238/641
EXP: 1094145
For next: 62981

Since: 15.2.02
From: Dallas

Since last post: 3614 days
Last activity: 3273 days
#6 Posted on 12.9.03 0847.35
Reposted on: 12.9.10 0847.49
Good to know that we set up a federal sting to bust Tommy Chong, but Bin Laden and Saddam are still at large...

Way to go guys!!!
JST
Liverwurst
Level: 69

Posts: 411/1211
EXP: 2849235
For next: 20523

Since: 20.1.02
From: Quebec City, CAN

Since last post: 14 days
Last activity: 2 days
#7 Posted on 12.9.03 1023.17
Reposted on: 12.9.10 1023.40
I can just imagine how the hearing went ...

"Mr. Chong, what were you doing with illegal drugs in your possession?"

" ... What were YOU doing with illegal drugs in your possession?"
fuelinjected
Banger
Level: 97

Posts: 1522/2679
EXP: 9100264
For next: 217094

Since: 12.10.02
From: Canada

Since last post: 3175 days
Last activity: 3175 days
#8 Posted on 12.9.03 1219.57
Reposted on: 12.9.10 1221.49
It's absurd that time and money is being spent trying to rid the streets of a 65 year old pothead! If they had to do something, take everything away and fine him but throwing him in jail for nine months for selling some bongs, is idiotic.
Bizzle Izzle
Bockwurst
Level: 49

Posts: 470/560
EXP: 880502
For next: 3387

Since: 26.6.02
From: New Jersey, USA

Since last post: 159 days
Last activity: 159 days
#9 Posted on 12.9.03 1227.31
Reposted on: 12.9.10 1227.31
I'd love to see the court's transcripts...

"Hey! YOUR HONOR man. Like, I know a lot of cats that'd call you a PIG. But that's COOL cuz like, I DIG PIGS"
NickBockwinkelFan
Frankfurter
Level: 57

Posts: 356/773
EXP: 1440435
For next: 45502

Since: 10.4.02
From: New York City, NY

Since last post: 835 days
Last activity: 62 days
#10 Posted on 12.9.03 1713.53
Reposted on: 12.9.10 1714.58
I read the article, but I thought they always sold these under the premise that they would be used to smoke tobacco. He pled out to a lesser charge, but I wonder how did they make a case against him?

(edited by NickBockwinkelFan on 12.9.03 1820)
Dagent913
Bockwurst
Level: 49

Posts: 393/567
EXP: 882200
For next: 1689

Since: 18.11.02
From: Strong Island

Since last post: 3585 days
Last activity: 3116 days
AIM:  
#11 Posted on 12.9.03 1840.25
Reposted on: 12.9.10 1841.05
    Originally posted by dunkndollaz
    Not only did this cost him his role on That 70" Show but it also cost him his shot at the Cheech & Chong reunion movie - this will at least give him time to devote to his new passion - Salsa Dancing......


I don't know about the Cheech & Chong movie, but he hasn't been on That 70's Show in a while, and I heard an interview with him months ago wherein he said he wasn't planning to anytime soon either to be due to contract disputes. I know he wasn't on this past season, and he I'm pretty sure he didn't show up the season before, either.
J. Kyle
Boudin blanc
Level: 93

Posts: 1067/2388
EXP: 7862403
For next: 190437

Since: 21.2.02
From: The Land of Aloha

Since last post: 24 days
Last activity: 6 hours
AIM:  
Y!:
#12 Posted on 13.9.03 0245.35
Reposted on: 13.9.10 0246.10
The Squirrel Master is finally close to being a reality.

(edited by AngryJohnny on 12.9.03 1446)
Scott Summets
Sujuk
Level: 64

Posts: 904/1008
EXP: 2126180
For next: 87929

Since: 27.6.02

Since last post: 3818 days
Last activity: 3787 days
#13 Posted on 15.9.03 1521.00
Reposted on: 15.9.10 1521.25
NickBockwinkelFan, at the store I met Chong at and all other tobacco stores/porn stores I've been to that sell bongs and pieces they have noticeable signs up saying "For tobacco use ONLY!" and if you even mention pot they kick you out, so it is weird Chong got busted. Perhaps it was his naming it a ChongBong and not a pipe?





(edited by Scott Summets on 15.9.03 1621)
If I was a rich man
Cotto
Level: 17

Posts: 13/50
EXP: 22324
For next: 2419

Since: 28.8.03
From: Your wifes bed, via the back window.....

Since last post: 3849 days
Last activity: 3849 days
#14 Posted on 16.9.03 0508.14
Reposted on: 16.9.10 0508.45
Dave's not here man
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: Two Tickets to Paradise Hotel
Next thread: Little Hibachi has arrived
Previous thread: Lexus Rants
(1884 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
The 7 - Random - Tommy Chong Sentenced to Nine Months in PrisonRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2014 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 1.295 seconds.