Man sentenced up to 12 years in prison for two armed robberies of same Denver pot shop

One of four men charged with marijuana store robberies in Denver pleaded guilty Thursday and was sentenced up to 12 years in prison. Tayone Givens, 21, pleaded guilty in Denver District Court to two counts of aggravated robbery, one count for two separate robberies of the same business. He was…

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A man who robbed a black market marijuana dealer was sentenced to 6 years in prison. The dealer has not been charged.

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — A 22-year-old man who robbed a southwestern Oregon marijuana dealer has been sentenced to more than six years in prison. The Mail Tribune reports that Erick Molinero, of Fort Worth, Texas, received the sentence Friday after pleading no contest to second-degree robbery, first-degree burglary and other charges. Related…

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‘Godfather of Grass’ sentenced to 57 months in prison on federal marijuana charge

Published: Mar 15, 2018, 5:21 pm • Updated: Mar 15, 2018, 5:21 pm By The Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The “Godfather of Grass,” who fled to Canada after being indicted on federal drug charges and spent eight years on the run, was sentenced Thursday to almost five years in…

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Man who shot 55-year-old as he slept, taking two bags of marijuana, sentenced to 44 years

Published: Feb 1, 2018, 5:49 pm • Updated: Feb 2, 2018, 9:17 am By Danika Worthington A 36-year-old man was sentenced to 44 years in prison Thursday after he was found guilty of murdering a man while he slept, pointing a gun at the man’s elderly mother and stealing marijuana. Ronnie…

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Cops sentenced to community service for petty theft and vandalism during pot shop raid

Published: Nov 2, 2017, 1:54 pm • Updated: Nov 2, 2017, 1:54 pm By Kelly Puente, Orange County Register SANTA ANA – Three Santa Ana police officers pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges and were sentenced to community service in connection with a pot shop raid caught on surveillance video…

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Mexican man forced by smuggling “coyotes” to tend marijuana grow in national forest sentenced

Published: May 31, 2017, 12:59 pm • Updated: May 31, 2017, 1:45 pm By Kirk Mitchell, The Denver Post A Mexican man who paid his debt to smugglers by guarding a clandestine marijuana farm hidden in the San Isabel National Forest has been sentenced to one year in federal prison.…

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Colorado man who mailed marijuana edibles out of state sentenced to year in fed prison

Published: Feb 22, 2017, 3:24 pm • Updated: Feb 23, 2017, 8:57 am By Kirk Mitchell, The Denver Post An Arvada man who sent boxes of illegal marijuana edibles through the U.S. Postal Service to buyers in New York City, Maryland and Texas was sentenced Wednesday to a year and…

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