jason cantrell

Assistant New Orleans City Attorney Jason Cantrell, 43, was busted with marijuana while in magistrate court.

*Some people pride themselves on being a functional alcoholic or drug user.

They take a sip, smoke and/or sniff during lunch and go right back to work. Some may get a hit right at their desk, but how about during court?

Jason Cantrell, 43, is, oops! was, an assistant city attorney for New Orleans when he made the mistake of coming to work with his drug of choice…a joint.

He showed up to magistrate court to perform his normal duties and stopped to have a chat with officers. But mid-conversation, a joint popped out of Cantrell’s pocket and on to the floor.