Marijuana Detection

Douglas CBP Officers Seize $355K in Marijuana

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 18:37
Officers referred the woman for a further inspection of her Ford SUV following an alert bya CBP narcotics detection canine. When officers searched the vehicle, they found it littered with packages throughout the inside and out. The marijuana totaled 710 pounds, with an estimated value of in excess of ...

The courthouse alarm went off, and 4 coins led to trouble

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 11:52
Calvin Edwards, 56, strolled through the St. Lucie County Clerk of the Circuit Court's office building on Nov. 20, and obliged a deputy's request to empty his pockets at the metal-detection machines in the lobby. That's when the deputy found the marijuana in a small plastic bag after Edwards deposited his ...

More Police Departments Using Pit Bulls for Drug Detection

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 10:33
STAFFORD, Kansas -- Stafford police officer Kano chewed on his ball after the red nose pit bull assisted in his first drug bust on Monday -- finding more than $7,500 worth of marijuana. It's the 55-pound puppy's favorite toy and what he thinks he is searching for. The 1-year-old is unique: saved from the ...

Stafford police use first K-9 pit bull in Kansas

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 18:03
STAFFORD, Kan. (KWCH) -- Stafford Police Department is using the first K-9 pit bull in Kansas, according to The Hutchinson News. The newspaper said the red nose pit bull, Kano, helped in his first drug bust on Monday when he found more than $7,500 worth of marijuana. Police said the one-year-old ...

Kansas has its first pit bull police dog. And he just made his first drug bust

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 17:18
Stafford Police Department has employed Kansas' first pit bull police dog – a full-blooded, red nose pit bull named Kano with one blue eye and one brown eye. The 55-pound puppy was named after a character from Mortal Kombat because of his unique eye color and patches, the Stafford Police ...

Now peddlers using LPG cylinders for smuggling drugs

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 11:41
BENGALURU: Criminals have found novel ways to sell ganja (marijuana). ... The police caught an autorickshaw driver and seized two LPG cylinders filled with marijuana. Based on a ... The police said peddlers hide marijuana in the lower part of the cylinder where they make a small chamber and lock it.

Defense Technologies International Corp. Announces Weapon Detection Technology For ...

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:19
Las Vegas, Nevada--(Newsfile Corp. - December 13, 2017) - Defense Technologies International Corp. (OTC: DTII) announced today that the company is expanding its weapons detection technology for use in the marijuana industry at dispensaries and grow facilities. The Company's 'Passive Security ...

First K-9 pit bull in Kansas takes a bite out of crime

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:08
"But I will tell you what they are damn good at: (drug) detection," Brad Croft told the News. Kano is certified to detect marijuana, methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin and ecstasy. His handler, Mason Paden, also hopes to have the K-9 trained in tracking. Monday's marijuana bust resulted in one arrest and ...

Defense Technologies International Corp. Announces Weapon Detection Technology For ...

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:00
Las Vegas, Nevada–(Newsfile Corp. – December 13, 2017) – Defense Technologies International Corp. (OTC: DTII) announced today that the company is expanding its weapons detection technology for use in the marijuana industry at dispensaries and grow facilities. The Company's 'Passive Security ...

Bringing marijuana to the court clerk's office? Highly unwise

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 04:56
FORT PIERCE — When going to the St. Lucie County Clerk of the Circuit Court's office building – the place with the X-ray and metal detecting machines – it might behoove you to leave your marijuana at home. It's a tip that Calvin Edwards, 56, may take under advisement following a Nov. 20 incident ...

Airport sniffer dogs a success

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 01:45
Newsday spoke to officials at the airport, who said while the dogs did not uncover any large amounts of narcotics, they have been able to sniff out trace amounts of cocaine and marijuana on travellers. This means the dogs were able to detect small amounts of drugs,which may have been contained in ...

Cannabis crunch is on in CBRM

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 23:05
Officers need to learn new laws regarding cannabis, youth and cannabis, and impaired driving due to cannabis. They will also have to learn how to use new screening equipment, such as a device that can detect THC through an oral swab. But the biggest issue McIsaac sees is training officers in ...

K-9 pit bull takes a bite out of crime

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 20:47
Kano is certified to detect marijuana, methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin and ecstasy. In the future, Paden hopes to have Kano trained in tracking as well. Stafford police chief Doug Brown said the town has had an increase in drugs, mostly marijuana and methamphetamine. He knows Kano will be an ...

WHP Narcotic Detection K9 passed away

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 19:33
While assigned to a temporary duty in the Sundance, Wyoming area, Bonnie located 482 pounds of marijuana hidden in furniture located in the cargo area of a Penske rental vehicle. This case started a nationwide investigation which lead to several arrests in numerous other states. Another high point in ...

Staunton man faces meth, pot charges following traffic stop

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 16:00
Drug users and dealers will often fashion such hiding places out of otherwise legal containers, furniture or other common objects in an effort to avoid detection from law enforcement. Vehicles also will often have secret compartments built into wheel wells, the dashboard or containers such as the ...

Two people arrested on drug smuggling charges

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 19:33
Border Patrol agents arrested two people in separate drug smuggling cases, according to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection. A man from Glendale was arrested after a CBP narcotics detection canine alerted officers to more than 520 pounds of marijuana hidden inside his Ford SUV, on Friday, ...

Heroin and marijuana seized in drug busts in Houston County

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 13:22
Rudyver Garcia, 30, of California, is now charged with trafficking heroin. He's being held on a $1.5 million bond. Police say Garcia intended to sell the drug in Dothan, and they're looking into other possible arrests. Investigators say the drugs were packaged in axle grease to throw off detection canines ...

Emerald Cup – inside the United States' largest marijuana festival in California

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 12:37
Staff carried out tests using leak detection software, the pipeline was found to be fit for service, and it was restarted last evening. Customers of Refining NZ say while the outage was short-lived, there is likely to be some level of impact on ongoing fuel supplies. In September, the pipeline was ruptured by a ...

Police search nets loaded guns, drugs and cash after gunfire call in South Berkeley

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 16:00
In a bedroom nearby said to belong to Reynolds, police said they also found a loaded handgun with an extended magazine, “approximately 8 ounces of suspected methamphetamine packaged for sales, approximately 15 pounds of suspected marijuana packaged for sales, an operable digital scale, ...

Maynard selectmen mull recreational marijuana facilities

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 16:00
Employers can still prohibit marijuana use, based on its continuing criminal status under federal law. Feodoroff acknowledged that detection of marijuana use is more difficult than detection of alcohol use. There is no easy test for impaired driving other than a field sobriety test. “It's a problem,” she said.

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