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  1. Ron Strider

    ME: Portland PD Releases Details About What Led To Arrest Of Medical Facility Owner

    Portland police on Friday released details about what led police to arrest the principal of a medical marijuana dispensary on drug charges last month. Andrew Bozzuto, 54, of the Northford section of North Branford, was seen in what appeared to be a “hand-to-hand” exchange of marijuana with...
  2. Ron Strider

    CA: 40Lbs Of Pot Seized, Workers Arrested At Closed Marijuana Dispensary In Santa Ana

    About 40 pounds of marijuana were seized and seven people arrested Tuesday night, Nov. 7 after they re-entered a Santa Ana marijuana dispensary closed earlier in the day by police, authorities said. Santa Ana vice and narcotics officers went to the LOL dispensary, at 2530 and 2550 N. Grand...
  3. Ron Strider

    CO: Police Drug Dogs Trained To Ignore Marijuana

    The world of law enforcement moves pretty quickly. Officers, including those with 4 legs, have to be ready for changes. That's the case at the Rifle Police Department where their 9-year-old police dog is being retired to make room for a new breed of drug dogs. These dogs are trained to...
  4. Ron Strider

    UK: Dealer Tried To Fly Drone Loaded With Cannabis And Mobile Phones Into Prison

    Pentonville Prison CCTV cameras captured the moment a drug dealer attempted to fly a drone loaded with cannabis and mobile phones into Pentonville Prison. In the footage, a plain-clothes detective can be seen rushing from his undercover car after spotting the pilot-less aircraft hovering...
  5. Ron Strider

    PA: Kenhorst Man Had Walk-Up Marijuana Business, Police Say

    An 18-year-old Kenhorst man was charged with marijuana trafficking after Reading police investigated complaints about frequent drug transactions through the front window of his home. Austin Blanchard of the 900 block of Upland Avenue remained free to await a hearing after arraignment Friday...
  6. Ron Strider

    CO: Career Criminal Used Greeley Garden Store As Front For Marijuana Trafficking

    After months of investigation, Colorado police Wednesday arrested three people in connection with a marijuana trafficking ring they say used a Greeley business as a front. Randall Zandstra, 55, has been involved in crime long enough to earn his own episode on the crime documentary TV series...
  7. Ron Strider

    MA: Speeding Stop In Blandford Yields Arrest Of Agawam Man On Marijuana Charges

    An Agawam man, stopped for speeding Tuesday night on North Street, faces marijuana charges after police discovered a large amount of the drug in his vehicle. Officer Krysten Scapin stopped Nicolas Pugliano at about 9 p.m. after determining he had been driving 55 mph in a 35 mph zone...
  8. Ron Strider

    Antigua - Duo Charged With Possession & Cultivation Of Cannabis

    On Monday, police arrested and charged 44yr-old Sekou Luke of Upper Gambles and 33yr-old Lincoln St. John of Upper Fort Road with Possession and Cultivation of 150 Cannabis plants. Both men were caught on a Cannabis plantation at Parham Hill on Monday, following a Drugs Eradication Operation...
  9. Ron Strider

    UK: Cannabis Seized In Police Drug Raid In Sheffield

    South Yorkshire Police said cannabis plants were found growing in a property in Gleadless yesterday. A man was arrested at the house. A police spokeswoman said: "Yesterday, officers attended an address in Gleadless and executed a warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act. "The occupant...
  10. Ron Strider

    MI: Skunk-Like Smell Leads Police To Marijuana Grow Right Across The Street

    Detroit police didn't have to go far to make their latest pot bust, which nabbed nearly 50 plants and over $125,000 in marijuana, according to Detroit Police Chief James Craig. Police could smell it, even if they didn't suspect its operation, which is estimated to have lasted six months or...
  11. Ron Strider

    NY: Police Seize 97 Pounds Of Marijuana In Brooklyn, Arrest 3 People

    Police seized 97 pounds of marijuana and nearly a million in cash in a Crown Heights drug bust, officials said Sunday. The NYPD worked with the Jersey City Police Department on the investigation. Officers were assisting Jersey city police track down a man wanted for arson and terroristic...
  12. Ron Strider

    CA: El Monte Police Raid Medical Marijuana Dispensary Under New City Ban

    Police raided an illegal medical marijuana dispensary in El Monte on Friday morning and arrested a Santa Ana man, authorities said. The bust took place about 10 a.m. at the dispensary, 10755 Lower Azusa Road, Unit J, El Monte police Sgt. Roger Cobian said. The investigation began, "in...
  13. Ron Strider

    CA: Offices Of Marijuana Delivery Service Raided

    Police raided an allegedly illegal San Diego marijuana-delivery service, confiscating dozens of pounds of cannabis and arresting three people, authorities said Friday. San Diego police narcotics-unit officers served search warrants about 7 a.m. Thursday at the East Village and Pacific Beach...
  14. Ron Strider

    Ghana: Large Indian-Hemp Farm Destroyed

    The Bibiani Divisional Command of the Ghana Police Service has arrested Kwadwo Kwaayie, aged 30 for allegedly cultivating large tracts of Indian Hemp at Sefwi Mmrewa in the Western Region. The Regional Police Public Relations Officer Olivia Adiku said the police was hinted on the illegal...
  15. Ron Strider

    TN: Vols John Kelly, Will Ignont Cited After Marijuana Found Following Traffic Stop

    Tennessee's starting running back John Kelly and backup linebacker Will Ignont were cited by the Knoxville Police Department on Tuesday night after police say they found marijuana in a vehicle the players were in. Kelly was cited for misdemeanor drug possession, not having a headlight and not...
  16. Ron Strider

    Lagos: Traditional Ruler, Others Arrested Over Land Tussle, Possession Of Indian Hemp

    Operatives of the Special Fraud Unit, SFU, Milverton Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, have arrested a traditional ruler in Lagos State, for allegedly assaulting an octogenarian among other offences. The royal father was also accused of unlawful possession of Indian hemp and forced entry. He was...
  17. Ron Strider

    UK: Largest Cannabis Factory Ever Discovered In Hertfordshire Is Shut Down By Police

    A police spokesman said: "The largest cannabis factory ever found in Hertfordshire has been dismantled and destroyed by police officers. "It was discovered last Tuesday (October 17) in Hatfield Road, Potters Bar, after police received an anonymous call by a member of the public." Around...
  18. Ron Strider

    RI: Stolen Medical Marijuana Plants Recovered

    A medical marijuana patient's pilfered pot plants were recovered on Oct. 4, following the execution of a search warrant on Main Street in Richmond, near the town's police station. "The day after our last meeting on Oct. 3, we executed a search warrant on Main Street — not too far from the...
  19. Ron Strider

    UK: Call For Police To Allow North Wales Medicinal Cannabis Café

    A cannabis campaigner has said he wants to reopen a café for the plant's medicinal use in north Wales. Jeff Ditchfield was prosecuted twice when he ran the Beggar's Belief café in Rhyl for five years until 2007. But with MPs about to debate a Bill to legalize cannabis as a medicine, he is...
  20. Ron Strider

    Airport Security Stops Calling Police On Passengers Carrying Prescription Pot

    Canadian airport security screeners have stopped calling the police every time they process a passenger traveling with medical marijuana. The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) changed its policy this month after an exponential growth in the number of passengers with...
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