Crime

Google Earth Used to Uncover Illegal Marijuana Grow

Google Earth Used to Uncover Illegal Marijuana Grow

US police are now using Google Earth as a resource to uncover illegal marijuana grows throughout the country.  Most recently, Oregon authorities discovered what appeared to be an illegal...
Doctor Convicted For Providing Bogus Medical Marijuana Recommendations in Colorado

Doctor Convicted For Providing Bogus Medical Marijuana Recommendations in Colorado

Colorado Dr. Joseph Montante has been convicted of improperly recommending medical marijuana after being visited by an undercover police officer. In a tape recording obtained by CBS4 from the...
Colorado Man Tunnels Into Medical Marijuana Collective

Colorado Man Tunnels Into Medical Marijuana Collective

Craig Stevens, of Colorado Springs, Co., was arrested on Friday after tunneling through a wall to break into a medical marijuana dispensary. Police responded to reports of a burglary...
Man Crushed to Death by Marijuana

Man Crushed to Death by Marijuana

A Brazilian marijuana smuggler died after being crushed by his marijuana stash during a car crash. Federal police began to chase the man after he didn’t stop at a...
Louisiana Man Given 20 Years in Prison For Possession of Half Ounce of Marijuana

Louisiana Man Given 20 Years in Prison For Possession of Half Ounce of Marijuana

A 27-year old Louisiana man, Corey Ladd, has received a 20 year maximum sentence after he was found to be in possession of 15 grams of marijuana.  Ladd did...
California Wildfire Not Caused by Marijuana Growers

California Wildfire Not Caused by Marijuana Growers

Officials have determined that California’s fourth largest wild fire at Yosemite National Park was not caused by someone smoking marijuana or growing it illegally, as a local fire chief...
Cleveland Indians’ Chris Perez Fined For Mailing Marijuana to Dog

Cleveland Indians’ Chris Perez Fined For Mailing Marijuana to Dog

Cleveland Indians pitcher Chris Perez was arrested in June for having a package containing 9 ounces of marijuana delivered to his Cleveland home addressed to his dog.  Now, Perez...
Marijuana Grower Killed by Own Booby Trap

Marijuana Grower Killed by Own Booby Trap

A marijuana cultivator in upstate New York died on Saturday after almost being decapitated by a booby trap he had set up to protect his crop. Daniel Ricketts died...
Missouri State Representative Arrested for Marijuana Possession

Missouri State Representative Arrested for Marijuana Possession

Missouri State Representative Jeremy LaFaver was arrested Sunday on suspicion of possessing up to 35 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. LaFaver was pulled over while driving...
Son’s Pot Post on Facebook Leads to Dad’s Arrest

Son’s Pot Post on Facebook Leads to Dad’s Arrest

Police in Iredell County, Nc. arrested a father and son for drug charges after the son made a post on facebook. On Wednesday, a concerned citizen called police to...