Crime

$26.5 Million in Marijuana Seized in Humboldt County, CA

$26.5 Million in Marijuana Seized in Humboldt County, CA

Last week, Sheriffs seized over $26.5 million worth of marijuana plants in Humboldt County, CA, an area known for housing many of the state’s largest marijuana growing operations. The...
Unpaid Marijuana Infractions in MI Town May Lead to Change in Decriminalization

Unpaid Marijuana Infractions in MI Town May Lead to Change in Decriminalization

Grand Rapids, Michigan voters voted to decriminalize low-level marijuana possession in 2012. The law allowed those caught possessing small amounts of marijuana to pay a civil infraction rather than...
Santa Ana Police Officers Caught Eating Edibles, Mocking Amputee During Medical Marijuana Dispensary Raid

Santa Ana Police Officers Caught Eating Edibles, Mocking Amputee During Medical Marijuana Dispensary Raid

Surveillance video shows a raid conducted by Santa Ana, California police officers at an unlicensed marijuana dispensary last month. The edited video shows officers telling everyone to get on...
10 Arrested at Las Vegas Hempcon

10 Arrested at Las Vegas Hempcon

According to the Las Vegas Police Department, 10 people were arrested this past weekend at Hempcon. Hempcon is a three day medical marijuana education convention. Vendors at 5 booths...
Oakland Airport Baggage Handlers Accused of Smuggling Marijuana

Oakland Airport Baggage Handlers Accused of Smuggling Marijuana

Three baggage handlers at Oakland International Airport in Oakland, CA have been charged as part of a marijuana smuggling ring. According to US Attorney Melinda Haag, the baggage handlers...
Judge Denies Rastafarian Defense for Marijuana Possession in Indiana

Judge Denies Rastafarian Defense for Marijuana Possession in Indiana

A northern Indiana judge has denied a request to lessen marijuana possession charges against a Rastafari man based on faith. 30-year-old Jerome Scott was charged with felony marijuana possession...
Man Facing Multiple Life Sentences for Selling and Possessing Marijuana

Man Facing Multiple Life Sentences for Selling and Possessing Marijuana

An Oklahoma man is facing multiple life sentences in prison after police discovered marijuana in his home.  44-year-old Michael Bourbonais was arraigned Thursday for two counts of distribution of...
Illegal Marijuana Trafficking Scheme Shut Down in Colorado

Illegal Marijuana Trafficking Scheme Shut Down in Colorado

Colorado officials have won indictments against 32 individuals accused on being involved in a scheme to illegally grow marijuana in Colorado and traffic it to other states. The indictments...
One Direction Members Have to Pay “Marijuana Bond” to the Philippines

One Direction Members Have to Pay “Marijuana Bond” to the Philippines

Two members from the pop band One Direction were required to pay a cash bond to the Philippines in order to enter the country, based on concerns that they...
Police Find Over a Ton of Marijuana in Frozen Avocado Shipment

Police Find Over a Ton of Marijuana in Frozen Avocado Shipment

Suburban Chicago authorities discovered over a ton of marijuana, with an estimated value of over $10 million, hidden in a shipment of frozen avocado pulp. Workers at the facility...