Investigators seize 500 plants in suspected illegal pot grow in El Paso County

Thirteen pounds of processed marijuana and more than 500 marijuana plants were seized Friday when authorities served a search warrant at a suspected illegal grow in El Paso County. Investigators executed the search warrant in the 16,000 block of Jones Road, according to the sheriff’s office. The plants seized were…

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Nebraska cops seize 260 pounds of marijuana in I-80 traffic stop

YORK, Neb. — Authorities have seized 260 pounds (118 kilograms) of marijuana and arrested a driver in eastern Nebraska’s York County. The York News-Times reports that the pot’s estimated street value is $ 1 million and was found Monday afternoon after a routine traffic stop along Interstate 80, 2 miles…

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Connecticut police seize marijuana candy shipment from California

Published: Mar 14, 2018, 11:45 am • Updated: Mar 14, 2018, 11:45 am By The Associated Press SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. — Police have seized more than 1,500 packages of marijuana gummies shipped from California to an address in Connecticut. The Eastern Central Narcotics Task Force began investigating the marijuana shipment…

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Authorities seize 300 marijuana plants from Wisconsin farm

Published: Mar 2, 2018, 11:12 am • Updated: Mar 2, 2018, 11:12 am By The Associated Press COMSTOCK, Wis. (AP) — Authorities in Barron County say a search of a barn near Comstock uncovered a sophisticated marijuana growing operation. Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald says authorities seized more than 300 marijuana plants…

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Nebraska State Patrol seize 122 pounds of marijuana after pot package falls off flatbed

Published: Jan 22, 2018, 10:54 am • Updated: Jan 22, 2018, 10:54 am By The Associated Press ODESSA, Neb. — Authorities say a fallen package of pot has led to the arrests of two people along Interstate 80 in south-central Nebraska. The Nebraska State Patrol says someone called the patrol…

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Mexican forces seize 5 tons of marijuana from basement near Texas border

Published: Nov 30, 2017, 3:40 pm • Updated: Nov 30, 2017, 4:06 pm By The Associated Press MEXICO CITY — State police and marines have seized more than 5 tons of marijuana near the Texas border in the northern Mexican state of Tamaulipas. The state security coordination group says that…

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Colorado authorities seize $3.9M worth of marijuana

Published: Oct 5, 2017, 1:09 am • Updated: Oct 5, 2017, 10:36 am By The Associated Press PUEBLO — The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office has seized about $ 3.9 million worth of marijuana plants and harvested marijuana. The Pueblo Chieftain reports authorities on Monday raided two illegal grow operations on private…

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Maine Border Patrol will still seize marijuana despite legalization

Published: Aug 29, 2017, 12:04 pm • Updated: Aug 29, 2017, 12:04 pm By The Associated Press BANGOR, Maine — Border Patrol officials in Maine say they will still enforce federal law and confiscate marijuana after residents voted for legalization last November. Chief Daniel Hiebert tells The Portland Press Herald…

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California authorities seize 27,000 cannabis plants, arrest 35 in 4-day raid

Published: Aug 4, 2017, 9:05 am • Updated: Aug 4, 2017, 10:46 am By Kathleen Ronayne, The Associated Press SAN ANDREAS, Calif. — More than 27,000 marijuana plants were seized and 35 people arrested in a series of raids in a California county that is trying to crack down on…

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