Crime

$26.5 Million in Marijuana Seized in Humboldt County, CA

$26.5 Million in Marijuana Seized in Humboldt County, CA

Last week, Sheriffs seized over $26.5 million worth of marijuana plants in Humboldt County, CA, an area known for housing many of the state’s largest marijuana growing operations. The...
10 Arrested at Las Vegas Hempcon

10 Arrested at Las Vegas Hempcon

According to the Las Vegas Police Department, 10 people were arrested this past weekend at Hempcon. Hempcon is a three day medical marijuana education convention. Vendors at 5 booths...
Oakland Airport Baggage Handlers Accused of Smuggling Marijuana

Oakland Airport Baggage Handlers Accused of Smuggling Marijuana

Three baggage handlers at Oakland International Airport in Oakland, CA have been charged as part of a marijuana smuggling ring. According to US Attorney Melinda Haag, the baggage handlers...
Judge Denies Rastafarian Defense for Marijuana Possession in Indiana

Judge Denies Rastafarian Defense for Marijuana Possession in Indiana

A northern Indiana judge has denied a request to lessen marijuana possession charges against a Rastafari man based on faith. 30-year-old Jerome Scott was charged with felony marijuana possession...
Man Facing Multiple Life Sentences for Selling and Possessing Marijuana

Man Facing Multiple Life Sentences for Selling and Possessing Marijuana

An Oklahoma man is facing multiple life sentences in prison after police discovered marijuana in his home.  44-year-old Michael Bourbonais was arraigned Thursday for two counts of distribution of...
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...