To minimize the chance of arrest, Foster decided to grow his own supply, concealing a small garden in an old bomb shelter in his basement.
Now Foster may face the equivalent of life in prison for growing and using a forbidden medicine.
On December 28, 1995, the Tulsa Police Department's Special Investigative Division received a tip from a "confidential informant" that Foster was selling methamphetamine from his home.
On October 22, 1996, still awaiting trial, Will Foster was filling the gas tank of his wife's car at a convenience store when a police car pulled up, ostensibly to cite him for failure to signal a turn.
Foster says he heard them tell the uniformed police, "No, you pulled him over in the wrong car.
While Foster was in custody, the police obtained another search warrant, based on the alleged marijuana smell.
Tulsa County Assistant District Attorney Brian Crain, who prosecuted Foster, says, "It wouldn't have mattered anyway, because it's illegal to use marijuana medically in Oklahoma.
Many of the bags found in the house had actually been filled with the paint balls that Foster shared with his buddies during their occasional weekend war games.
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