Crime

Riverside County, CA Imposes Fines for Marijuana Cultivation

Riverside County, CA Imposes Fines for Marijuana Cultivation

Riverside County, CA has already banned the growth of marijuana but now, a new ordinance would impose fines on anyone caught cultivating weed. The new ordinance would create a...
Huge Illegal Mariuana Grow Discovered in Texas

Huge Illegal Mariuana Grow Discovered in Texas

On Monday, a deer hunter accidentally stumbled on a massive illegal marijuana grow in Polk County, Texas, about 70 miles north of Houston. The discovery of a dozen marijuana...
$1 Million Worth of Marijuana Destroyed in Tennessee

$1 Million Worth of Marijuana Destroyed in Tennessee

Campbell County Tennessee deputies destroyed over $1 million worth of marijuana this week. The raid came after the Governor’s Task Force on Marijuana Eradication encouraged police and sheriff’s departments...
Northern California Wildfire Allegedly Started by Man at Marijuana Grow

Northern California Wildfire Allegedly Started by Man at Marijuana Grow

Officials say a wildfire that has burned over 4.5 square miles of forested land in Northern California was started by a 27-year-old man at an ilegal marijuana grow site....
Texas Rangers Catcher Arrested on Marijuana Charges

Texas Rangers Catcher Arrested on Marijuana Charges

Texas Rangers catcher Geovany Soto was arrested Wednesday in Grapevine, Tx. on a marijuana possession charge.  Soto was charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana under 20 ounces. Soto was...
Terminal Cancer Patient Faces Prison for Marijuana Charges

Terminal Cancer Patient Faces Prison for Marijuana Charges

Benton Mackenzie, a terminal cancer patient from Iowa, is facing three years in prison after being convicted of felony drug charges for growing and possessing marijuana. Mackenzie was found...
Boston Court Says Smell of Unburnt Marijuana Can’t Justify Vehicle Searches

Boston Court Says Smell of Unburnt Marijuana Can’t Justify Vehicle Searches

On Wednesday, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court said that police officers cannot use the smell of unburnt marijuana to justify searching a person’s car, due to the fact that...
Mexican Drug Cartel Tried to Smuggle Marijuana Disguised as Fruit

Mexican Drug Cartel Tried to Smuggle Marijuana Disguised as Fruit

A Mexican drug cartel was caught trying to smuggle millions of dollars worth of marijuana into the United States by painting packages to look like fruit. U.S. Customs and...
Teenager Faces Life in Prison for Hash Brownies

Teenager Faces Life in Prison for Hash Brownies

Nineteen year old Jacob Lavoro is facing a life sentence in Texas for selling brownies laced with marijuana and hash oil.  The maximum sentence is so high due to...
Florida Man Arrested For Assaulting Brother With Marijuana Plant

Florida Man Arrested For Assaulting Brother With Marijuana Plant

A Florida man has been arrested after using a marijuana plant as a weapon in a fight against his brother. The fight happened Saturday evening shortly after 31-year-old Rodney...