Crime

Illegal Marijuana Trafficking Scheme Shut Down in Colorado

Illegal Marijuana Trafficking Scheme Shut Down in Colorado

Colorado officials have won indictments against 32 individuals accused on being involved in a scheme to illegally grow marijuana in Colorado and traffic it to other states. The indictments...
Police Find Over a Ton of Marijuana in Frozen Avocado Shipment

Police Find Over a Ton of Marijuana in Frozen Avocado Shipment

Suburban Chicago authorities discovered over a ton of marijuana, with an estimated value of over $10 million, hidden in a shipment of frozen avocado pulp. Workers at the facility...
Student Slips Unsuspecting Teacher Pot-Laced Cookie

Student Slips Unsuspecting Teacher Pot-Laced Cookie

A student in Birmingham, Michigan sent an unsuspecting teacher to the hospital after giving him a marijuana-laced cookie. The teacher became ill shortly after eating the cookie and went...
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...
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...
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...