Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Busted for a hidden complex of child porn and pot plants

A Washington State man is going away to prison for operating a hidden child porn collection and pot-growing facility, which was accessible via a secret elevator.

Dan Rather goes to California, is shocked by pot plants the size of “giant Christmas trees”

Dan Rather has an interesting post today on Huffington Post talking about illegal pot farms in Northern California. He goes on a ride-along with a raid of one of the farms growing “super-mega-steroid marijuana plants” that grow as high as 15 feet. Rather describes finding foreign criminals operating giant-scale pot farms illegally, often on public [...]

Oopsy Daisy! ‘Pot’ Plants Seized in Drug Raid Turn Out to Be Flowers

Lab tests have revealed that the 1,624 suspected marijuana plants seized from Ryan Thomas Rockman’s Lethbridge, Alberta, property were a species of late-blooming daisies. A charge of producing a controlled substance against Rockman, 41, has been dropped. As luck would have it, Rockman is still facing charges related to real marijuana allegedly found at his home.

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