Native American Teen Faces a Year in Prison for Possessing one Gram of Weed

Native American teen faces a year in prison for possessing one gram of weed

Devontre Thomas faces a federal trial that advocates say is a waste of resources and a stark reminder that law enforcement continue to target people of color

The Native American 19-year-old is accused of possessing a small amount of weed – enough for about one joint.
The Native American 19-year-old is accused of possessing a small amount of weed – enough for about one joint. Photograph: Alamy
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