Local Leads: 6/11/10

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    The following stories have been hand-selected by the Assignment Desk at News4:

    MAILED POT LANDS MAN IN JAIL
    Prince William County police, along with the U.S. Postal Service, confiscated a package containing more than five pounds of marijuana Tuesday and arrested a 23-year-old Yorkshire-area man, said county police spokesman Jonathan L. Perok. Postal workers called police about the package which they believed contained narcotics, Perok said. (Insidenova.com)

    OPERATION MEDICINE CABINET
    Partners in Aging only expected to collect about 30 to 50 pounds of discarded medications Saturday. But the Operation Medicine Cabinet team at the Stafford Hospital Center already collected 127 pounds of medication and six large containers of sharps in less than three hours. And their team at the Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center collected even more.
    (Stafford County Sun)

    FORTUNETELLER IN BETHESDA
    Perhaps Nick Nefedro saw into the future and knew all along that the law was on his side.  The self-described gypsy, who reveals snippets of things to come by telling fortunes and reading palms, can try to make a living from his craft in Montgomery County, Maryland's highest court ruled Thursday. (Washington Post)

    BORN IN (A) MALIBU
    Sarah Sammer had been having contractions all day Saturday, but she wasn't in too big of a hurry to get to the midwife's clinic in Arnold. After all, the contractions were very light and coming about an hour apart. And she'd spent 25 hours in labor with her 2-year-old son, Micah. But then the pains started coming 10 minutes apart - and they were sharp. She and her husband, Jake, piled into their Chevy Malibu, with Sarah lying down in the back seat. (The Capital)