CBS Anchor Howard Arenstein was arrested by Narcotic Officers after neighbors in Washington complained of illegal agricultural activity in a residential neighborhood.
Arriving at the scene, officers found an International Harvester Combine Machine in his backyard harvesting, baling and labeling a prime crop of marijuana which Arenstein claimed was 'purely for personal medicinal use."
Arenstein's wife, Orly Azoulay, Washington correspondent for Israel's most widely read paper, Yedioth Ahrouoth, was also arrested despite her claims she was suffering from glaucoma and couldn't see what was going on in her backyard.
Neighbors say the illegal activity began shortly after Michelle Obama launched her White House Victory Garden to encourage minority Americans to get off Crack Cocaine, Heroin, Coke, Donuts, Pigs Jowls, Trans Fats and use more healthy Home Grown Drugs to combat Obesity, as well as Depression.
"We want our folks happy when it's time to vote," she is quoted as saying in an article by "Hi Times,' the rag most preferred by Pot Heads.
Despite bitter behind the scenes arm twisting, the First Lady's campaign to have Food Stamp money alloted to stipends for growing your own pot was narrowly defeated in Congress due to politician fears that there were more hungry people in the US due to the current Obama Economic Policies, than starving Pot Heads.
Reports are that the First Lady did not take it well and was responsible for forcing 4 of Barry's closest advisors out of the White House, including
former Ballerina Rahm Emanuel, who was reduced to making a bid for the Chicago Mayoral Post or face joining the millions in the unemployment lines.
CBS has remained mute on the matter, while Yedioth Ahrouoth has announced that it will transfer Orly to it's San Francisco desk pending further review of the circumstances and an in depth investigation of Washington's Zoning Ordinance.