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  1. Ron Strider

    SC: Sleepy Smoker Gets Surprise Wake-Up Call From Deputies

    A local man was cited for marijuana possession early Monday morning after deputies found him asleep behind the wheel of his parked and running car, according to a Sheriff's Office report released Tuesday. A pair of deputies was patrolling a parking lot in Okatie when they noticed a...
  2. Ron Strider

    CA: Deputies Bust Two Marijuana Growing Operations In Rancho Cucamonga

    San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies in Rancho Cucamonga investigating tips about suspicious activity at two homes said they seized 1,520 marijuana plants and two pounds of marijuana on Tuesday, Dec. 19. Deputies also found evidence that electricity was being stolen by bypassing the meter...
  3. Ron Strider

    FL: 60+ Marijuana Plants Discovered In Charlotte County Drug Bust

    The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit arrested a man on multiple drug-related charges on Friday after discovering a marijuana cultivation enterprise. According to deputies, authorities executed a search warrant for a house on Disston Avenue in Punta Gorda. Upon arrival...
  4. Ron Strider

    KS: Saline County Deputies Seize $143,000 In Marijuana

    The Saline County Sheriff's Office seized $143,000 in drugs during a traffic stop. On Wednesday around 11:18 p.m. deputies stopped a Dodge Durango for a traffic infraction. They noticed the smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle and proceeded to search the vehicle. Deputies say 32.2...
  5. Ron Strider

    CA: Deputies Raid Illegal Marijuana Dispensary In La Puente

    Sheriff's deputies raided a secluded, speakeasy-style marijuana dispensary illegally operating from a La Puente alleyway Wednesday, authorities said. More than a dozen deputies, joined by La Puente code enforcement officials, carried out the bust about 6:30 p.m., under the cover of darkness...
  6. Ron Strider

    CA: $1.5 Million Marijuana Bust In Merced County; Largest In Recent Years

    Merced County Sheriff's deputies heard a buzzing as they approached a home Thursday night south of Delhi. The sound, as deputies found out after investigating the home in the 16300 block of Oak Street, came from generators helping run machines to grow 1,692 budding marijuana plants, Sgt Ray...
  7. Ron Strider

    NC: Deputies - Hemp Won't Get You High; Stop Stealing The Plants

    Deputies in one Eastern Carolina county are telling people they won't get high and should stop stealing hemp plants from fields. Five people in Edgecombe County have been arrested after deputies say they stole hemp plants, possibly believing they might be marijuana. Industrial hemp is a...
  8. Ron Strider

    GA: 9-Foot Marijuana Plant Found During Domestic Dispute Investigation

    When Clayton County sheriff's deputies responded to a domestic dispute earlier this month, they instead found a 9-foot-tall marijuana plant and another 4-foot-tall plant. The incident began Sept. 7 on Mockingbird Trail when Diane Hazelrigs told authorities her 30-year-old son, Douglas...
  9. Ron Strider

    FL: 46 Marijuana Plants Found In New Port Richey House

    An investigation of theft of electricity led to the discovery of 46 marijuana plants, according to Pasco County Sheriff's Office. On Wednesday, Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative asked the Sheriff's Office to look into the suspicious usage of power at 9637 Lake Chrise Lane in New Port...
  10. Ron Strider

    CA: Lake County Deputies Seize 49 Pounds Of Marijuana During Traffic Stop

    A California man is facing felony drug-trafficking charges after Lake County authorities say they found him with nearly 50 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop Friday. Eusvaldo Valenzuela-Gaxiola, 39, of Tulare, California, is charged with cannabis trafficking, delivery of cannabis...
  11. Ron Strider

    CA: Poway Couple Arrested After Marijuana Grow House Catches Fire

    A Poway couple was arrested and their baby was taken into protective custody Sunday morning, when San Diego County sheriff's deputies discovered a marijuana growing operation after their house went up in flames. Firefighters and deputies responded shortly before 4 a.m. to the 15000 block of...
  12. Ron Strider

    CA: Smoking Pot Is Legal. So Why Does Merced's Sheriff Want To Ban Growing It Outside

    Merced County residents no longer face misdemeanor criminal charges for small amounts of marijuana, but sheriff's deputies continue chopping down thousands of marijuana plants each year hoping no blood will be shed at large operations run by criminal organizations. "The reason we are so...
  13. Ron Strider

    NE: Man Sentenced For Growing Marijuana

    A man arrested in 2015 after a grow house was discovered in Blue Springs was sentenced to prison Thursday in Gage County District Court. William J. Harvey, 55, was sentenced to three to five years in prison for a reduced charge of attempted manufacturing of marijuana and up to five years for...
  14. Ron Strider

    CA: He Didn't Realize $1 Million Marijuana Operation In Merced County Was 'Nuisance'

    A man from San Bernardino County watched Friday night as Merced County sheriff's deputies shut down his marijuana operation near Stevinson that he estimated was worth about $1 million, deputies reported. Deputies received a tip about the site in the 23000 block of Fourth Street in Stevinson...
  15. K

    36 Syriza Deputies Are Calling For The Legalization Of Medical Cannabis

    36 leftist SYRIZA MPs submitted a question to Greek Health Minister Panagiotis Kouroumblis regarding the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes. The question, titled "National plan for medicinal cannabis," follows a previous request for the legalization of medical marijuana production in...
  16. K

    36 Syriza Deputies Are Calling For The Legalization Of Medical Cannabis

    36 leftist SYRIZA MPs submitted a question to Greek Health Minister Panagiotis Kouroumblis regarding the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes. The question, titled "National plan for medicinal cannabis," follows a previous request for the legalization of medical marijuana production in...
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    KY: Police - Marijuana Grower Arrested In Whitley County

    Whitley County, Ky. WYMT - A 29-year-old man was arrested Monday for growing marijuana, according to a release from the Whitley County Sheriff's Department. Deputies went to a home in the Siler community to check on a tip about marijuana being grown, the release noted. Deputies said they saw...