Pellet Gun Used In Corvallis Pot Robbery

Posted by Pat Boyle on April 23, 2015
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CORVALLIS, Ore. — A teenage is facing robbery and assault charges after police say he shot a man with a pellet gun and stole his marijuana.

16-year-old Thomas Alexander was an acquaintance of 39-year-old Christopher Walker’s daughter.  The two teens went to Walker’s apartment to smoke pot that Walker was going to provide.  When Alexander stepped inside, he pointed a pellet …

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Wilsonville Extending Moratorium on Marijuana Business Licenses

Posted by Brett Reckamp on April 21, 2015
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WILSONVILLE, Ore – The Wilsonville City Council Tuesday voted to approve a resolution clarifying their stance on marijuana-related businesses.  The one-year moratorium was set to expire on May 1st, but will now be extended.

Wilsonville City Assistant Attorney Barbara Jacobson says they wanted to wait until the Oregon Legislative Assembly drafted rules before taking any action.  She says once they come …

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Cylvia Hayes Admits to Buying Land for Pot Grow

Posted by Brett Reckamp on October 13, 2014
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In the latest blow for the fiance of Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber, it has now been revealed that Hayes was part of a joint effort to buy some land in Washington State to be used as an illegal pot grow.  KOIN TV broke the news Monday night.  Last week, she admitted to accepting $5,000 to marry a teenager from Ethiopia …

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

Posted by Steve Leader on May 26, 2014
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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
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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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