Former U.S. Marshall: Legal Pot Has Lots of Unknowns

Posted by Steve Leader on May 26, 2014
Mike Earp

The former number three man in the U.S. Marshal’s Service  tells FM News 101 law enforcement might not be prepared for the full effects of legal marijuana.

Mike Earp, a distant relative of U.S. Marshal Wyatt Earp (gunfight at the O.K. Corral), says states with legal pot, including Washington, will “probably see more driving under the influence than just alcohol.”

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Portland Man Arrested With 117 Pounds Of Pot

Posted by Steve Leader on February 21, 2014

When you’re driving a rented Ford Explorer with 117 pounds of marijuana inside, where do you hide it?  Oregon State Police say Paul William Houfek, 31, from Portland, hid the pot inside a gun safe.

Troopers say the stash was inside 94-individually wrapped packages.  Houfek was stopped for speeding Thursday near Lakeview, Oregon.  A drug dog tipped officers that pot might …

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West Linn Drug Ring Broken Up

Posted by Jeremy Scott on January 28, 2014

WEST LINN — Police raided a suspected drug house on Tuesday morning and arrested three people on charges related to an illegal marijuana grow and weapons.

Officers seized 24 ounces of dried marijuana, several plants and three firearms at the home on 6th Street near Willamette Falls Drive.

Police arrested 60-year-old Deanna Cherry and Robert Kline, 48.  They’re charged with manufacturing and …

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