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Story by Aubra Salt - The Oregon Herald
Published on Saturday November 7, 2009 - 12:09 PM

 
SALEM, Oregon - Oregon State police arrested a for driving while drunk after he called 911 to report his marijuana ahad been stolen. However, the 911 dispatcher had trouble understand understanding him because he was vomiting as he was driving and attempting to explain what he wanted.

Hoover told the 911 operator he was angry because someone had broken into his parked truck at a local tavern in Salem and taken an expensive jackeet, $400 in cash and some of his marijuana. Deputies drove to Hoover's home but couldn't locate him. Then Hoover called 911 once again to complain that deputies had not arrived.

The 911 dispatcher had trouble understanding Hoover because he was driving and stopping several times to vomit. He was driving, upset that authorities were not working harder to recover his stuff.

Deputies found Hoover's truck then Hoover himself who was walking nearby. He told officers he was looking for " .. the jerks stole my truck." He was arrested on the spot for driving under the influence.

21,000 people have Medical marijuana permits in Oregon. There was no immmediately suggesting that Hoover had such a medical permit.