Crime

San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Office to Ask for Money for New Boat to Fight Marijuana Smugglers

San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Office to Ask for Money for New Boat to Fight Marijuana Smugglers

The San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Office has asked county supervisors for $500,000 to be spent on a new boat in order to target marijuana smugglers.  Over the past two...
30 Pounds of Pot Found in MA Produce Delivery

30 Pounds of Pot Found in MA Produce Delivery

About 30 pounds of marijuana were found inside of a tractor trailer making a produce delivery to the Stop & Shop grocery store in Freetown Mass. The delivery originated...
Alleged Fake Medical Marijuana Operation Shut Down in Michigan

Alleged Fake Medical Marijuana Operation Shut Down in Michigan

Thirty-seven people have been arrested in connection to an alleged fake medical marijuana operation in Michigan.  According to federal court documents, the defendants in the case used Michigan’s medical...
Marijuana Legalization Doesn’t Increase Crime, According to Researchers

Marijuana Legalization Doesn’t Increase Crime, According to Researchers

One argument that opponents of marijuana legalization frequently make is that marijuana legalization will increase crime in their neighborhoods.  A new study, however, refutes that notion.  New data shows...
Boat With Over 2,000 Pounds of Marijuana Found on SoCal Beach

Boat With Over 2,000 Pounds of Marijuana Found on SoCal Beach

A panga boat carrying over 2,000 pounds of marijuana washed up on the shore of a Southern California beach on Monday morning.  The 30-foot fishing boat was found near...
Woman Calls 911 to Report Her Dealer Gave Her Bad Weed

Woman Calls 911 to Report Her Dealer Gave Her Bad Weed

A woman in Lufkin Texas was arrested after she called police to complain about the quality of marijuana she received from her dealer. Evelyn Hamilton, 37, called 911 and...
Study Finds Medical Marijuana Legalization Does Not Lead to Increase in Crime

Study Finds Medical Marijuana Legalization Does Not Lead to Increase in Crime

A study released by researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas suggests that legalizing medical marijuana does not lead to an increase in crime.  The study shows the...
The Three Wisemen Brought Frankincense, Myrrh, and… Marijuana?

The Three Wisemen Brought Frankincense, Myrrh, and… Marijuana?

19-year-old Alain Cassagnol was trying to spread some Christmas cheer, but all he got in return was handcuffs and a jail cell. Early Monday, Cassagnol was caught by police...
Man Arrested With Weed Wrapped Like Christmas Presents

Man Arrested With Weed Wrapped Like Christmas Presents

Last week, Randy Jesus Valdivia of Surfside, Fla., was pulled over by Pennsylvania police officers after demonstrating “criminal activity indicators”.  Valdivia gave police permission to search his vehicle.  Inside,...
Montana Medical Marijuana Advocate Asks Court to End Probation

Montana Medical Marijuana Advocate Asks Court to End Probation

Tom Daubert is a lobbyist who helped to draft Montana’s 2004 medical marijuana law.  Daubert was also arrested as a part of federal crackdowns on Montana’s medical marijuana dispensaries. ...