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Defense’s odd ploy in Drug case fails

Defense’s odd ploy in drug case fails Man caught with nearly nine pounds of marijuana last year claimed – unsuccessfully – on Monday that the Winchester Circuit Court held no jurisdiction over him because of a 200-year-old treaty with Morocco. Damien Wilson, 24, representing himself, told Judge John J. Wetsel Jr. and a jury that he is descended from Moors and a member of Islamic sect the Moorish Science Temple. He said a 1786 treaty concerning U.S. treatment of Moors supersedes the court’s jurisdiction. Wilson – who calls himself Hakeem Mostafa El Bey – also tried to subpoena the state attorney general and threatened to fine Wetsel for trademark infringement.  Read more…

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