A Houston minister who was arrested in 2010 for marijuana in Mississippi has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Sure to be the biggest story of irony this year, the actor from Texas who played McGruff the Crime Dog has been sentenced to a hefty stint in prison for growing marijuana, among other things.

Sam Hurd, who formerly played for the Dallas Cowboys and Chicago Bears as Wide Receiver, says he has nothing left to lose and is opening up about his sharing of cannabis with teammates during his time there. Facing a possible life sentence for possession of cocaine and marijuana with intent

Drug prohibition has brought about some very nasty results and has caused a lot of misery and death. This particular case is chilling though, as a man’s sister was buried alive by rival dealers. Neil Nick Rene, 37, of Duncanville, was sentenced to 12 years in prison for his involvement