Illegal-marijuana raids in Pueblo West net 340 plants in five homes, five suspects arrested

Illegal-marijuana grows at several homes in Pueblo West were raided Wednesday, resulting in five arrests and seizure of an estimated $ 1.2 million of marijuana. Detectives seized 340 plants, an estimated 70 pounds of dried product, thousands of dollars in cash and thousands of dollars in growing equipment, the sheriff’s office…

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Two people arrested in Pueblo County after fire at mobile home, investigators suspect hash oil blaze

Two people were arrested Tuesday afternoon in Pueblo County after firefighters and police responded to a fire, which allegedly was sparked by butane hash oil production. The fire broke out in the back of a mobile home in the 100 block of 32 3/4 Lane in the St. Charles Mesa…

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Greeley man arrested for pot trafficking had 412 plants in his basement, cops say

A Greeley man who was arrested for his suspected involvement in a multi-state marijuana trafficking ring had 412 plants growing in his basement when he was taken into custody, according to an affidavit for his arrest. Yong Chen, 47, also is suspected of cultivating 67.5 pounds of processed and finished marijuana in…

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$750,000 illegal marijuana grow bust: more than 110 pounds seized, 2 arrested in Colorado

More than 110 pounds of marijuana was seized and two people were arrested following the bust of an illegal marijuana grow operation in El Paso County on Wednesday. Members of the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Rural Enforcement Outreach, SWAT, Crime Reduction Unit and the Metro Vice Narcotics Intelligence executed…

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3 arrested for selling synthetic cannabinoids linked to Illinois deaths

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The owner of a Chicago convenience store and two employees have been charged with selling synthetic marijuana that has been linked to two deaths. Federal prosecutors have charged 48-year-old Fouad Masoud and 44-year-old Jad Allah, both of suburban Justice, and 44-year-old Adil Khan Mohammed of Chicago with…

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Former NBA player Glen “Big Baby” Davis arrested on marijuana charges

Published: Mar 17, 2018, 11:49 am • Updated: Mar 17, 2018, 11:51 am By The Associated Press ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — Police say former NBA player Glen “Big Baby” Davis was arrested in a Maryland hotel last month on drug possession and distribution charges. WMAR-TV in Baltimore reports that Davis was arrested…

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Nebraska woman arrested after offering to sell marijuana on Snapchat

Published: Mar 6, 2018, 3:55 pm • Updated: Mar 6, 2018, 3:55 pm By The Associated Press BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — A 19-year-old Nebraska woman is facing several charges after Beatrice Police responded to her social media post offering to sell marijuana. Beatrice Police Sergeant Jay Murphy says an officer…

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2 arrested after large illegal marijuana grow found at Colorado Springs home

Published: Feb 23, 2018, 1:16 pm • Updated: Feb 23, 2018, 1:36 pm By Ellie Mulder, The Gazette Katia Sanchez. (Photo provided by Colorado Springs Police Department) Two people were arrested Wednesday after authorities discovered 352 marijuana plants, 1,300 cloned plants and 33 pounds of refined marijuana in a Colorado…

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