Florida sheriff looking to return $2 Million in marijuana to rightful owner: 'Very least we can do'

 Sheriff Wayne Ivey has a history of using social media in a humorous way October 10,2021 A Florida sheriff has advertised on social media some 700 pounds of marijuana that authorities wanted to "return" to its rightful owner. The tongue-in-cheek post on Facebook by the Brevard County Sheriff's office argued the office was just trying to ...

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Argentine police officers who claimed rats ate missing pot are fired

Eight police officers in Argentina who claimed that rats ate more than half a ton of marijuana missing from police custody were fired April 11, 2018 Eight police officers in Argentina who claimed that rats ate more than half a ton of marijuana missing from police custody were fired Tuesday, according to local media reports. Argentine news outlets P...

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Police say confiscated drugs found with Arkansas officer


Sgt. Phillip Pickett, 29, faces felony charges of breaking and entering, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and tampering with physical evidence. July 8, 2016 BATESVILLE -- A Batesville Police Department sergeant who had been with the force since it formed in June 2015 is accused of stealing methamphetamine, mari...

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Texas Rangers report reveals new details about Sullivan City Police Department scandal


Former Sullivan City police Chief Miguel Martinez didn't just watch a patrolman pocket marijuana last year -- he personally handled alcohol later mixed with the drugs, according to a Texas Rangers report. July 1, 2016 Former Sullivan City police Chief Miguel Martinez didn't just watch a patrolman pocket marijuana last year -- he personally handled ...

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Former Sullivan City police chief headed to trial in public corruption case


The charges against the former chief are in connection with a report in 2015 that officer Angel De La Mora had taken home remnants of marijuana from inside the department's evidence room. Jun 8, 2016 EDINBURG — Barring any last minute plea deals, a former Sullivan City police chief will take his case to a jury in less than two weeks after a hearing...

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High Stakes: A Call to Legalize Marijuana

CBSNews.comOakland, CACalifornia Desperately Needs Tax Revenue, Prompting Some to See Green in Making Grass Legal(CBS)  A high-stakes political battle is underway in the cash-strapped state of California. At issue is the narr...

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County Pays Medical Marijuana User $2,000 for New Lamps Following Acquittal

BYLINE: Josh FarleyKitsap County, WAKitsap County cut a $2,000 check Thursday to a medical marijuana user whose lamps for growing pot were destroyed by county officials. Bruce Olson, 55, was acquitted by a jury in March of il...

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Officials return 12 pounds of medical marijuana confiscated from Visalia man

Visalia Times-Delta (California)BYLINE: DAVID CASTELLONTulare County, CAIt was the last thing you'd expect to see outside the Tulare County Courthouse in Visalia: a man and his lawyer carting out glass jars filled with mariju...

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