Marijuana Detection

Dana Rohrabacher's Last Stand: California Conservative's Fate Could Hinge on Cannabis Vote

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 16:31
It's as fitting a metaphor as anything: If there were detection buoys protecting Dana Rohrabacher's job, they would be sounding the alarm right about now because, politically, sharks are indeed in the water. California's conservative firebrand and cannabis legalization champion is facing the toughest ...

62 pounds of marijuana seized in I90 traffic stop

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 20:00
PINEHURST — Idaho State Police Cpl. Kevin Kessler and his drug detection K9 Ace were excited to get back to work this week following a lengthy medical hiatus. What they probably didn't expect though was sniffing out a substantial marijuana bust just two days in. On Wednesday at approximately 8:25 ...

Lucena cops bust new drug syndicate offering imported marijuana

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 05:56
Vicente Cabatingan and elements from the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group, raided the safehouse of John Michael Añonuevo, 24, in Barangay 2 around 3:20 p.m., said Quezon police director Senior Supt. Rhoderick Armamento. Añonuevo sold a plastic of marijuana to an undercover ...

Police: Pot traffickers jailed on $1.5M bond each after $52k drug bust

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 16:37
Tuscaloosa Police investigators say the pair had been involved in trafficking large amounts of marijuana from Atlanta to Tuscaloosa. Police were able to take the suspects into custody following a police chase involving two cars near Exit 80 on Interstate 20/59 South. A drug detection dog led alerted ...

Man, 46, pleads guilty to stealing bomb, radiation-detecting equipment

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 18:27
One of the items was a large case containing sensitive bomb- and radiation-detection equipment, valued at an estimated $80,000, according to prosecutors. Also stolen ... Long did hang on to two gas masks, because, he later admitted to investigators, he wanted to smoke marijuana out of them. All of the ...

Grayson County Sheriff's Office introduces new K-9 unit

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 15:03
The Sheriff's Office held a demonstration of Prega's detection skills by hiding a sample of marijuana under one of several identical boxes. The K-9 was led past all the boxes first, before Hill gave the command to find the narcotics. Upon finding the sample, Prega was rewarded with a toy and placed in a ...

Drug smuggler nabbed by Douglas CBP officers

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 12:26
... prevented a Phoenix woman from smuggling more than 130 pounds of marijuana into the United States on Saturday, March 3. Officers referred the 42-year-old woman for a further inspection of her Ford SUV following an alert by a CBP narcotics detection canine to a scent it was trained to detect.

Speedrunner Says He's Banned From All GDQ Events After Sharing His Medical Marijuana

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 15:26
BubblesDelFuego, a speedrunner known for Fallout 4 and Dark Souls speedruns, said Friday on a Twitch stream that he had been taking marijuana edibles to treat chronic pain. He was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma at age 17, surviving the condition thanks to early detection and later beating the ...

Prescott Valley Police K-9 Units Prove Invaluable

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 23:18
Officer Cooper and Jake were also active throughout 2017, going on 57 Drug Detection Deployments resulting in recovery of $9,624 in currency, drug paraphernalia, marijuana, methamphetamine, and heroin. They were also involved in 8 Patrol Deployments and assisted in 13 patrol arrests.

Morgan City woman faces heroin charge

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 11:30
According to reports, Johnson was found to be in possession of a firearm. Records indicate that Johnson is prohibited from possessing a firearm due to him being a convicted felon. Evidence was also uncovered that Johnson ingested suspected marijuana during the stop destroying the evidence, Blair ...

Police find a pound of pot during traffic stop

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 00:03
The Idaho Falls Police Department arrested two people early Sunday after a K-9 officer located more than a pound of marijuana during a traffic stop. The car was ... Officers searched the vehicle and found a backpack with 503.6 grams (about 1 pound, two ounces) of marijuana. A second bag had 1.4 ...

K9 Jada assists drug arrest of Pa. man

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 00:03
HACKETTSTOWN -- An East Stroudsburg, Pa., man is facing multiple drug charges, thanks to the assistance of K9 Jada, a 2-year-old Dutch Malinois certified in scent detection, police said. Keith Ramos, 23, was charged with possession of under 50 grams of marijuana, possession of cannabis oil, ...

IFPD finds pound of pot in drug arrest

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 19:22
The Idaho Falls Police Department arrested two people early Sunday after a K-9 officer located more than a pound of marijuana during a traffic stop. The car was stopped at the intersection of Poplar Street and North Water Avenue at 1:50 a.m. Officers brought in a certified drug detection K-9 after the ...

IF Police Confiscate Another 505 Grams of Drugs

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 18:41
Several containers of marijuana were found in the backpack with a combined weight of 503.6 grams. Police also located a second bag in the vehicle where another passenger had been seated. The bag contained 1.4 of methamphetamine, approximately 0.8 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Dog sniffs out pot on I-94 near Alexandria

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 10:45
26, about 200 pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of $600,000 was seized in another Otter Tail County traffic stop. In that situation, the trooper recognized signs of possible criminal activity and sent in a police dog that found the drugs. The driver, an Oregon man, was arrested on a felony ...

Chamber hosts panel on marijuana legalization and business

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 16:00
What advice do you have in terms of maintaining that safe work site and detection, because we've got problems in detection in two areas: safe workplaces and secondly in the broader public on the roadside for our police enforcing impairment caused by use of cannabis. Where are we at in terms of those ...

Bill To Legalize Recreational Marijuana Reigniting Debate In Maryland

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 19:45
AAA says Maryland should look west at the impact of recreational marijuana. The agency says in Denver, drunk driving crashes, arrests and deadly crashes are up. They also say more time is needed to better prepare law enforcement officers on detection. “How does the user know that they're safe to ...

Legal pot poses potential public safety problems for police

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 18:26
Although he felt H.511 did adequately address those concerns, those who opposed the bill echoed his previous sentiments, and their concerns aren't unfounded. The Commander of Safety Programs for the Vermont State Police (VSP) Lieutenant John Flannigan says that marijuana has been found in ...

Brick Has Questions About Legalizing Marijuana

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 10:22
BRICK – Would Brick township join numerous other New Jersey municipalities who have vowed to ban the sale of recreational marijuana if it ... “We still would have the added cost of training and detection for our law enforcement along with whatever hidden costs that would be found through legislation.

Marijuana Smokers Light Up With Police So Cops Can Spot High Drivers

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 03:32
GLENDALE (CBS) — Now that recreational marijuana is legal in California police are seeing a spike in people driving while high. They're still learning how to spot the signs. So they're recruiting volunteers – who can show them. Even though recreational pot is not against the law in California, most ...