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Wyoming Minn. Police's 4/20 Tweet Goes Viral

April 20, 2017 07:30 PM

WYOMING, Minn. - Police in Wyoming, Minn. tweeted out a funny picture for 4/20 - the unofficial holiday created by marijuana users - and it's going viral.

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It shows an officer holding a fishing net, next to a trap set for marijuana users with munchies and video games. The caption reads, "Undercover #420 operations are in place. Discreet traps have been set up throughout the city today. #Happy420."

The tweet has more than 110,000 retweets and almost 200,000 favorites.

Police followed up with another tweet, saying "All jokes aside, substance abuse is a real issue. We use tongue in cheek humor to bring attention to those issues."

Recreational use of marijuana is not legal in Minnesota.


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