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Followup: Jamie Waylett Admits to Cannabis Possession Charge

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Posted by: sue
July 16, 2009, 08:36 AM

A followup today regarding the case involving actor Jamie Waylett (Vincent Crabbe) and his arrest involving possession of an illegal substance. Appearing at the City of Westminster Magistrates' Court in London, England, the Telegraph reports Jamie plead guilty to growing ten Cannabis plants at his mothers home in England.  Readers will recall that Jamie (19) and a friend John Innis (20) were both arrested a few months ago after a police search of a friends car found eight bags of Cannabis and a knife. Later searches of their residences produced the plants at the Waylett home and three additional bags belonging to Innis. The paper states of the events today in court:



Innis admitted possession of a knife and having 11 bags of cannabis. Adjourning the hearing until July 21, chief magistrate Timothy Workman said: "Clearly the possession of cannabis is a serious matter and indeed the possession of knives is serious as well. "At the moment I'm not giving you any promises as to how the court will deal with this case."

Defending, Cheryl Rudden said Waylett had been videoing the road side for a music compilation when he caught the attention of officers. The court heard police found shots of the cannabis plants that the star had been growing on the same camera. This led them to search the men's homes. Ms Rudden told the court: "There are possibly issues as to his future in his field so far."

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37 Points

Oh dear, but it’s just cannabis, I mean, there are much worse things out there …. Not that I’d approve of it, but given how many Americans regularly take drugs (and I am referring to those they can get from their doctors legally) I can’t find that Jamie did anything horrible. He didn’t hurt anyone but himself, and alas, in a democracy we have the right to do just that …

Posted by Zhiyal on July 16, 2009, 02:11 PM report to moderator
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305 Points

I thought he was only dumb in the movie! That is sad…..!

Posted by Carol Carvalho on July 16, 2009, 03:06 PM report to moderator
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I really hope they recast Crabbe for the DH!

Posted by Carol Carvalho on July 16, 2009, 03:08 PM report to moderator
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Oh! That’s so bad! He couldn’t escape from that virus! because that’s almost a virus that involve young celebrities!!! mmm… too bad, too bad!

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hope that doesn’t do anything to the last films! he has a major part in the last fims.UGH!

Posted by Peace.Love.Potter ♥ on July 16, 2009, 03:15 PM report to moderator
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Naughty Naughty Jamie!

Posted by fireboltfire on July 16, 2009, 03:26 PM report to moderator
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I’m not necessarily saying I condone this behavior, but I just don’t find this all that shocking. I do, however, think it’s sad that this could ruin his chances of being in the future films. :\

Posted by Jade Danielle (WBM) on July 16, 2009, 03:43 PM report to moderator
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I don’t know WHY he would do something that DUMB!! And his character plays a pretty significant role in DH! That was so idiotic of him!

Posted by cghambright on July 16, 2009, 04:26 PM report to moderator
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1661 Points

Is Cannabis another name for Marijuanna?!

Posted by cghambright on July 16, 2009, 04:27 PM report to moderator
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88 Points

Slytherins!!!!

Posted by fngw417 on July 16, 2009, 04:44 PM report to moderator
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Slytherins!!!!

Posted by fngw417 on July 16, 2009, 04:45 PM report to moderator
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189 Points

Yes it was a stupid, misguided thing to do and I hope Jamie learns his lesson. But he’s not the only teenager in the country to have dabbled in illegal substances. At uni I met numerous people who smoked cannabis and were otherwise very friendly, intelligent people. I won’t blame WB if they decide not to have him return for DH – it wouldn’t send out a good message, and it’s a shame that we couldn’t have gone through all 8 films without any of the young actors been involved in illegal/ scandalous activities.

Posted by enchantedsocks on July 16, 2009, 04:48 PM report to moderator
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he is stupid.

Posted by TaylerWeasley on July 16, 2009, 05:34 PM report to moderator
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I’m quite sorry for Jamie and his family. His poor mum must be so upset. Hopefully, some good will come from this terrible situation and Jamie will truly realize that it’s simply not worth jeapordising his health and career to get high.
Maybe the ordeal of the arrest and trial will make him finally aware that injesting that poison isn’t worth it, and never will be.

Posted by Red Siren on July 16, 2009, 06:31 PM report to moderator
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3271 Points

WOW! Well I think he just jeopardized his career with the Harry Potter films…. that’s a shame.

Posted by Half-Blood Princess66[ROAR!] on July 16, 2009, 07:21 PM report to moderator
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