DC police chief says marijuana is ‘undoubtedly’ connected to rise in violet crime

7/23/21–Washington, D.C., police Chief Robert Contee said during a Friday press conference that marijuana is “undoubtedly” connected to rising crime in the city. The police chief said that many people believe that marijuana is “not really a big issue,” but in reality, the drug “undoubtedly is connected to violent crimes that we are seeing in our communities.” Read