Marijuana bust in El Paso County leads to suspected stolen vehicle chop shop

Investigators in El Paso County checking on a suspected illegal marijuana grow uncovered an alleged stolen vehicle “chop shop” on an adjoining property. At about 1:20 p.m. on Friday, members of the sheriff’s office executed a search warrant for illegal cultivation of marijuana in the 5200 block of South Yoder…

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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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Cops seized $22 million in marijuana cash from a Miami hydroponics shop owner. He won’t lose it all

Published: Feb 9, 2018, 1:51 pm • Updated: Feb 9, 2018, 1:52 pm By David Ovalle, Miami Herald MIAMI — The Miami Lakes man found with $ 22 million in suspected marijuana cash stuffed in orange buckets inside his house pleaded guilty Wednesday — but he won’t be losing all…

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Trend-setting hotelier The Standard will soon have marijuana shop in lobby

Published: Nov 24, 2017, 5:30 pm • Updated: Nov 24, 2017, 5:30 pm By Adam Tschorn, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Boutique hotel group Standard International and cannabis-infused confection maker Lord Jones have announced a partnership that includes opening a retail shop in the lobby of the Standard Hollywood…

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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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