they don't sentence people to prison time for possession of weed under an ounce. that is one of the biggest myths i see all the time
Yes they do. Not all that often and not usually first offense, but yes people go to prison for weed poss.
he may have been arrested and bonded out
Yes, so he was taken to jail. And some poor folk sit in jail for months bc they lack the money for bond.
he's not going to be sentenced with anything more than a fine, random drug screenings, and probation, which is plenty appropriate
Why is all this appropriate? Why should an adult have a conviction and all these requirements? What would be appropriate would be for the government to mind its own business.