Crime

Record Breaking Marijuana Bust at California Border Nets 30,000 Pounds of Illegal Pot

Record Breaking Marijuana Bust at California Border Nets 30,000 Pounds of Illegal Pot

Federal Police in California conducted the second largest illegal marijuana bust at a US border crossing last week, discovering over 15 tons of pot stashed in a truck that...
Justice Department Drops Charges Against 70-Year-Old Medical Marijuana Cancer Patient

Justice Department Drops Charges Against 70-Year-Old Medical Marijuana Cancer Patient

70-year-old Larry Harvey faced federal charges after he was caught growing about 70 marijuana plants for medical purposes in Northeast Washington state.  Harvey was arrested two years ago by...
Security Guard Shot in San Bernardino Medical Marijuana Collective Robbery

Security Guard Shot in San Bernardino Medical Marijuana Collective Robbery

On Monday night a security guard at a San Bernardino medical marijuana dispensary was shot and killed by two suspects who were trying to rob the shop. Witnesses said...
Texas Offers Class Program to Eliminate Low-Level Marijuana Possession Punishments

Texas Offers Class Program to Eliminate Low-Level Marijuana Possession Punishments

If you’re arrested for possession of under 2 ounces of marijuana in Harris County, Texas, you may be able to participate in a class program rather than face jail...
US Coast Guard Seizes $11 Million Worth of Marijuana

US Coast Guard Seizes $11 Million Worth of Marijuana

On Wednesday, the US Coast Guard seized over $11 million worth of marijuana off the coast of Jamaica. 103 bales weighing in at over 4,000 pounds were seized after...
Ohio Arrests Two in $1.1 Million Marijuana Bust

Ohio Arrests Two in $1.1 Million Marijuana Bust

Two people were arrested in Ohio last week for possssion of over $1 million worth of marijuana. Beth Devine and Terrance Hayes were pulled over on the Ohio Turnpike...
Gunshots Fired During Medical Marijuana Dispensary Robbery in San Diego

Gunshots Fired During Medical Marijuana Dispensary Robbery in San Diego

At 11 AM on Tuesday in Spring Valley, California, gunshots were reported at Spring Valley Greens, an unlicensed medical marijuana dispensary. An employee at Smoke N Stuff next door...
San Diego Illegal Medical Marijuana Dispensary Shut Down for Cocaine, Guns

San Diego Illegal Medical Marijuana Dispensary Shut Down for Cocaine, Guns

Market Greens, a medical marijuana dispensary operating illegally in San Diego, was shut down after police officers discovered rock cocaine and guns on the premises. Undercover officers visited the...
Houston Deputies Conduct $1.5 Million Marijuana Bust

Houston Deputies Conduct $1.5 Million Marijuana Bust

Sheriff’s Deputies in Harris County, Texas conducted a marijuana raid Wednesday and discovered over $1.5 million worth of cannabis plants. The raid was at a home in a subdivision....
NYPD to Stop “Buy-and-Bust” Marijuana Arrests

NYPD to Stop “Buy-and-Bust” Marijuana Arrests

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration has determined that the NYPD should no longer conduct “buy-and-bust” arrests.  The head of each borough’s narcotics unit was told, “The powers...