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California Officers Raid Massive Illegal Weed Operation

December 15, 2017
Inside the four-story warehouse, police found thousands of plants stacked next to one another under heat lamps on wood tables and an advanced irrigation system. The electric bill for the property was about $67,000 per month, police said.

2 CA Deputies Wounded in Marijuana Farm Shootout

August 3, 2017
A Yuba County, CA, deputy ran into a house in Northern California to pull two wounded colleagues to safety after a shootout with a suspect near a marijuana farm belonging to a Rastafarian church Wednesday. The deputies were called to the scene by the church.

Pot-Sniffing Dogs Still Useful in CA, Officers Say

June 13, 2017
Legal marijuana is in the air across California, but local and state law enforcement agencies say they won’t retire their pot-sniffing narcotics dogs anytime soon.

Video: Booby Trap Impales MI Officer at Marijuana Grow Operation

February 15, 2017
A bed of screws set up to protect a marijuana grow operation seriously injured a Michigan police officer there to investigate a break-in.

Booby Trap Impales MI Officer at Marijuana Grow Operation

February 15, 2017
A bed of screws set up to protect a marijuana grow operation seriously injured a Michigan police officer there to investigate a break-in. More Here.

California K-9 Stabbed While Chasing Suspect in Marijuana Grow

July 18, 2016
Officials said the second suspect stabbed K-9 Johnny in the left side of his neck with the 10-inch knife and ran into the woods.

Ohio Slaying Of 8 Family Members Was 'Pre-Planned Execution'

April 25, 2016
Authorities are scrambling to determine who killed eight family members in a "pre-planned execution" that has shaken residents in their rural southern Ohio community.

Pot Growers Suing Police for Seizing Marijuana Plants

June 26, 2014
From Colorado and Washington state to California and Hawaii, police in medical marijuana states are being sued by people who want their marijuana back after prosecutors chose not to charge them or they were acquitted.

Marijuana Grow Houses Have Hidden Dangers

May 8, 2014
Indoor pot farms in Northern California can be hard to spot until they catch fire and release fumes from chemicals and mold. The operations are often run by gangs and can involve violence, including a recent shooting death in San Jose.

Marijuana Grower Killed by Own Booby Trap

September 5, 2013
A 50-year-old town man died Saturday after he apparently became the victim of booby traps he had set to protect marijuana plants on his property.

Illegal Wash. Grow House Robbed, 2 Killed

December 7, 2012
A homeowner fatally shot two armed intruders, who entered a marijuana grow house Thursday, the same day the drug became legal in Washington.

Warrantless Surveillance Cameras OK, Fed Judge Rules

October 31, 2012
Police are allowed in some circumstances to install hidden surveillance cameras on private property without obtaining a search warrant, a federal judge said Monday.

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Fla. Drug Dog Case

October 31, 2012
A suspect's Fourth Amendment right to grow marijuana in the privacy of a home will be tested in a Florida case the U.S. Supreme Court began hearing Wednesday.

L.A. Sheriff's Detectives Bust $6M Marijuana Grow

October 4, 2012
Los Angeles County Sheriff's narcotics detectives seized more than 2,000 marijuana plants worth an estimated $6 million at three locations and arrested two suspects.

Massive Pot Farm Found In Chicago

October 4, 2012
A Cook County (Ill.) Sheriff's deputy and Chicago Police officer aboard a helicopter spotted a massive marijuana growing operation in a Southeast Side field on Tuesday that was several days from harvesting.

Colo. Lawmen Killed In Plane Crash

September 2, 2012
A Pueblo County (Colo.) Sheriff's captain and retired deputy were killed Saturday when their Piper plane went down while they searched for marijuana grows in the Wet Mountains.

S.C. Trooper Transported Marijuana In Cruiser

June 18, 2012
A former South Carolina patrolman who transported marijuana in his police vehicle received five years in prison today. Kurt Steffen, 30, was sentenced for manufacturing and possessing with intent to distribute 100 or more marijuana plants.

LASD Seizes $10M In Marijuana From Warehouse Grow Operation

May 26, 2012
Los Angeles County Sheriff's detectives seized more than 2,000 marijuana plants valued at $10 million from a sophisticated indoor warehouse grow operation capable of producing $30 million a year of marijuana.

Medical Marijuana Passes In Conn.

May 7, 2012
Connecticut became the 17th state in the nation to legalize marijuana for various medical ailments, when the state legislature passed a bill early Saturday authorizing its use.

Bronx Marijuana Jungle Raided by NYPD

February 1, 2012
NYPD investigators raided an indoor jungle of marijuana plants that reached seven feet in height and likely generated $3 million in drug profits for its owners.
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