Crime

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...
Hershey Sues Marijuana Edible Company

Hershey Sues Marijuana Edible Company

Hershey Co. is suing a Colorado marijuana edible maker, claiming that the company’s packaging is too similar to those made by the famous chocolate company. The trademark infringement lawsuit,...
Rapper Wiz Khalifa Arrested for Marijuana Possession

Rapper Wiz Khalifa Arrested for Marijuana Possession

With an album called “Rolling Papers”, rapper Wiz Khalifa has never hidden the fact that he is a cannabis enthusiast.  However, the rapper’s love of pot caught up with...
Couple Finds Marijuana in McDonald’s Burgers

Couple Finds Marijuana in McDonald’s Burgers

An Iowa couple claims to have found marijuana on their McDonald’s burgers last month.  Police are investigating the claim that there was marijuana between the two patties on the...