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A teen arrested after police found his pictures of potted marijuana plants and drug paraphernalia posted on MySpace.com will serve 30 days in jail. Moua Yang, 18, of Sheboygan, Mich., pleaded no contest in Sheboygan County Circuit Court to felony marijuana manufacturing and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. Police monitoring for gang activity traced the information to him from the popular networking Web site. Authorities said a label on the picture of potted pot plants read: “My Mary Jane thats growin in my closet right now.” Authorities then found three potted marijuana plants in a basement closet at Yang’s residence. Police were monitoring another Web site when they saw that Yang had posted pictures of weapons and drug gear and had bragged about the plants in his house, the complaint said.- ASSOCIATED PRESS Dirty politics A jury acquitted a woman of a criminal charge filed after she left dog excrement in a political mailing at the office of U.S. Representative Marilyn Musgrave, R-Colo. Kathleen Ensz, 64, faced a charge of using a noxious substance for the May 31, 2006, incident that ignited charges of political dirty tricks during a heated campaign. Ensz is a retired French professor who taught at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley and who was a volunteer for the Weld County Democratic Party at the time. “That was probably one of the most cooked-up things I’ve ever seen,” Ensz said following her acquittal. Earlier this year, the district attorney’s office headed by Ken Buck, a Republican, offered her a plea bargain but she refused, not wanting to plead guilty to a crime she didn’t believe she committed. Her defense attorneys argued that the act was protected by the First Amendment. “It was only a political message,” she said, but added that she was sorry and wouldn’t do it again. Shannon Lyons, one of her defense attorneys, said no one would be on trial had the poo been deposited at someone else’s doorstep, and that a member of Congress shouldn’t be worried about such matters anyway. “If you can’t take a little crap, you shouldn’t be in Congress,” he said. -ASSOCIATED PRESS Asking for it A police officer who demonstrated his Taser by zapping a willing subject in the genitals has drawn a warning from his bosses. Officer Randy Reynolds of Tenino, Wash., ran into trouble when video of the incident last spring was posted on YouTube.com. The man wasn’t injured. Interim Police Chief Larry Dickerson said that Reynolds had been attending a social gathering, but was in uniform and on his way to work at the time. The man repeatedly asked Reynolds to use the weapon on him, and Reynolds eventually obliged � twice. “He said he just wanted to know what it felt like. Randy didn’t want to do it at first, but the guy kept asking,” said Dickerson, who interviewed the man. -ASSOCIATED PRESS Citiblunder If it wasn’t enough that the Iranian government has jailed U.S. scholar Haleh Esfandiari for alleged espionage, her bank froze her accounts on the ground that she’s a resident � of Iran. Her husband enlisted the Treasury and State departments to persuade Citibank to undo the action, The Washington Post reported. The bank cited U.S. sanctions against Iran, but government officials said it had misapplied the law. “We deeply regret our mistake in blocking certain accounts,” a Citibank spokeswoman said.- STAFF REPORTS

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