Nine people indicted by a federal grand jury in Denver were arrested in a handful of states as part of a national crackdown on synthetic marijuana, state and federal authorities announced Wednesday.
The final suspect wanted in connection with an alleged money laundering marijuana scheme in Colorado has surrendered.
A Denver attorney linked to medical marijuana businesses raided by federal agents last year was among several people arrested Friday as part of the ongoing investigation.
Thursday’s raids underscored how state legalization doesn’t remove risk from an industry that violates federal drug law.
Federal authorities are cracking down on the use of exploding targets on U.S. Forest Service land in five states to prevent them from sparking wildfires.
A Denver man has been sentenced to 40 years in federal prison for distribution of child pornography.
With former Paddington Station preschool teacher and administrator David Moe expected to plead guilty Thursday to child porn charges, the mother of one of his students is speaking out calling the situation “sickening… very disturbing.”
One of two Colorado men charged with selling 500 sticks of dynamite-like explosives to undercover agents told an informant that he sold explosives to someone else in May, federal officials said.
A spokesman for the U.S. attorney’s office in Denver says all 22 Colorado medical marijuana dispensaries that received letters to cease operation by Monday for being within 1,000 feet of a school are closed.
No problems have been reported in Colorado as 23 medical marijuana dispensaries near schools face a deadline to move or shut down.