Crime

Almost 8,000 Pounds of Marijuana Discovered During Traffic Stop in Texas

Almost 8,000 Pounds of Marijuana Discovered During Traffic Stop in Texas

On Tuesday, a Texas state trooper pulled over a tanker on a routine traffic stop and discovered more than he bargained for.  The trooper initially pulled over the truck...
6,000 Pounds of Marijuana Found off California Coast

6,000 Pounds of Marijuana Found off California Coast

On Sunday, crew members of the US Coast Guard’s Cutter Alert discovered a suspicious vessel off the coast of Southern California after being alerted by a Coast Guard aircraft....
Man Tries to Pay Cab Fare with Marijuana

Man Tries to Pay Cab Fare with Marijuana

A Philadelphia man was arrested after he tried to pay his cab fare with a baggie of marijuana last Friday.  According to police, 23-year-old Michael Medvec “tried to slip...
Marijuana Extraction Causes Anaheim Fire

Marijuana Extraction Causes Anaheim Fire

On Saturday evening, a fire broke out in an Anaheim, California apartment complex while an individual was extracting marijuana concentrates, which led to an explosion. Stephen Toshiyuka, 23, lives...
Appeal Filed Against Arizona Marijuana DUI Ruling

Appeal Filed Against Arizona Marijuana DUI Ruling

On February 12th, the Arizona Court of Appeals overturned a trial judge who said that it does not make sense to prosecute marijuana DUIs if the person is showing...
Men Caught Smoking Marijuana in Police Parking Lot

Men Caught Smoking Marijuana in Police Parking Lot

Three New Jersey men made it easy for police officers to make an arrest when they decided to smoke a joint in the Totowa police barracks parking lot. The...
Indiana Aims for Stricter Marijuana Laws

Indiana Aims for Stricter Marijuana Laws

In a time when many states are lessening punishments for marijuana crimes through decriminalization and legalization, Indiana is trying to impose harsher punishments on those found guilty of marijuana...
Washington Kills House Bill to Eliminate Marijuana Misdemeanors

Washington Kills House Bill to Eliminate Marijuana Misdemeanors

The Washington State House of Representatives killed a bill that would have waived misdemeanor marijuana offenses for adults ago 21 and older. Washington State House Bill 1661 never made...
New York Police Spent 1 Million Hours on Marijuana Arrests

New York Police Spent 1 Million Hours on Marijuana Arrests

A new report released by the Drug Policy Alliance and Marijuana Arrest Research Project, shows that between 2002 and 2012, the New York Police Department spent over 1 million...
New York “Stop and Frisk” Trial Starts This Week

New York “Stop and Frisk” Trial Starts This Week

New York’s “Stop and Frisk” policy is a controversial one– many believe that police are abusing the policy to target people based on race.  A trial against the NYPD...