Veteran sues police after SWAT team raided his legal Colorado marijuana grow

Published: Aug 17, 2017, 9:44 am • Updated: Aug 17, 2017, 11:50 am By Kirk Mitchell, The Denver Post A former special forces infantryman, who was awarded a Bronze Star and uses marijuana to treat PTSD after tours to Iraq and Bosnia, has sued the Fountain police SWAT team after…

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At least 20 times this decade, marijuana SWAT raids turned deadly

Published: Mar 20, 2017, 11:50 am • Updated: Mar 20, 2017, 11:50 am By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post Since 2010, at least 20 SWAT raids involving suspected marijuana dealers have turned deadly, according to data compiled by the New York Times. The list of fatalities includes small-time dealers and…

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SWAT team’s infant endangerment overturns drug charge

Published: Jan 13, 2017, 9:14 am • Updated: Jan 13, 2017, 9:14 am By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post An Indiana court has overturned a man’s felony drug convictions because of a SWAT team’s “unreasonable” search that endangered an infant, a decision that highlights growing concerns about the militarization of…

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