Two arrested after detectives find 146 marijuana plants in Pueblo West home

Two people have been arrested after authorities found an illegal marijuana grow and suspected butane hash oil operation inside a Pueblo West home.

Reinaldo Castillo, 53, and Jose Castillo, 52, were arrested Tuesday on suspicion of multiple marijuana charges and conspiracy, according to the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office.

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Oregon cops get more complaints about marijuana grows than they can handle

A bizarre kidnapping and robbery case sparked a raid by law enforcement Wednesday at a house off West McAndrews Road where police say they seized 180 pounds of illegal marijuana plants and arrested three men.

“We received a report of a car jacking at gunpoint from the victim,” Medford police Lt. Mike Budreau said. “That turned out to not be entirely true, but it did lead us to an illegal marijuana deal involving several hundred pounds.” Continue reading “Oregon cops get more complaints about marijuana grows than they can handle”

Illegal fireworks bust in Pueblo uncovers 10 pounds of marijuana, guns

An illegal fireworks bust in Pueblo also uncovered 10 pounds of marijuana and three illegal firearms, police said. Investigators executed a search warrant about 3 p.m. Wednesday in the 400 block of Gaylord Avenue, according to Pueblo police. Continue reading “Illegal fireworks bust in Pueblo uncovers 10 pounds of marijuana, guns”

Hiker finds illegal marijuana grow worth $7 million in San Isabel National Forest

Pueblo County SheriffOfficials found two illegal marijuana grows, with more than 7,400 plants, on federal forest land near Rye, a town of about 200.

Officials found two illegal marijuana grows, with more than 7,400 plants, on federal forest land near Rye, a town of about 200. Continue reading “Hiker finds illegal marijuana grow worth $7 million in San Isabel National Forest”

DEA raids illegal marijuana grow near Colorado elementary school

Drug enforcement agents raided suspected illegal marijuana-growing operation across the street from an elementary school in Monument Friday morning.

The Colorado Springs Gazette reported that U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents removed 4- to 7-foot marijuana plants and piled them 3 feet high in the driveway. Continue reading “DEA raids illegal marijuana grow near Colorado elementary school”