By Coma News Daily Staff
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An outhouse on the property of John Butt exploded and burned to the ground on Saturday. Butt was “slightly singed.” The cause of the fire in the candle-filled outhouse was unclear. But the damages included a large quantity of curing meat lost in the explosion.
Three people were arrested for possession of marijuana, after their 2016 Toyota Prius was pulled over for speeding.
Silas Beekeeper, a well-known Coma farmer, was on his way to the city with a large quantity of cash when several strangers approached him. They ascertained that he was in possession of a large sum of paper currency and convinced him to join a high stakes poker game at a nearby house. But when Beekeeper arrived at the house he discovered–instead of a card game–other men armed with a variety of clubs. They stole his money, assaulted his person, and threw him in the dung canal.
Two men were arrested for possession of Oxycontin without a prescription Sunday after police responded to the report of a fight at Chase’s Trailer Crossing, which was refurbished in early 2016.