marijuana

Auburn man arrested in Nebraska I-80 stop with 40 pounds of pot, handgun

An Auburn man has been arrested on charges of possession of 41 pounds of marijuana with intent to deliver after a search of a U-Haul cargo area on Interstate 80 in Lancaster County ...

4 pounds of marijuana found in traffic stop

Rocklin Police found 4.25 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop. About 9:15 a.m. Nov. 7, a Rocklin Police officer conducted a traffic stop on a pickup truck for a traffic vio ...

Marijuana more bad than good

Re: Proposition 19, the marijuana issue: I am absolutely opposed to Proposition 19 for marijuana for several reasons. We surely know that lungs are for breathing clean air only, n ...

Prop. 19 adds to government

The intent of Proposition 19 is to “legalize marijuana to get the state out of debt,” (Tom Ammiano). Marijuana is the means to an end. It is the pawn that is being used to mis ...

California bid to legalize pot cultivates varied Auburn-area viewpoints

The Proposition 19 buzz is already hitting Auburn. With the potential to be part of the first state to legalize recreational use of marijuana, Auburn-area residents have strong ...

Stirring the pot: Prop. 19 marijuana legalization debate heats up in Auburn

Is the Proposition 19 pot initiative going to harm or help California? Proponents like Dale Sky Jones, executive chancellor of Oakland’s Oaksterdam University, contend passage o ...

Agents seize over 2,000 pot plants

A Rough and Ready area man was arrested for allegedly operating a large-scale marijuana-growing operation out of his home over the past two years. John Gross II, 68, was arrested ...

Tests show alcohol, drugs present in two Auburn-area road deaths

Two Placer County motorists who lost their lives within days of each other in single-vehicle crashes had something else in common. Toxicology tests taken after Newcastle’s Sandr ...

Pot: A growing business

Owners of the new hydroponics store in Downtown Auburn are taking a “live and let live” approach to their customers. James Grubbs and Josh Clinton say growing marijuana is not ...

Pot bust made at El Dorado Hills home

Officials discovered a large and elaborate marijuana grow in an El Dorado Hills home Monday and arrested one occupant. Officers from the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office and Cal ...

Hidden Falls expansion plans, pot shop ban on Placer County Planning Commission plate

Park plans and a ban on pot shops will be on the agenda at today’s Placer County Planning Commission meeting. The commission is slated to consider environmental clearances and a ...

Reader can sleep nights

Wow! That is so exciting that the “police pooch” sniffed out five pounds of pot in train luggage (Journal, Jan. 20). I feel so much safer now. Roger Perkins, Auburn

Rocklin Police stop alleged pot sale at Sierra College

Rocklin police officers assigned to on-campus duty took the first law enforcement action since the department took over policing duty for the college. Officer Chuck Chellew, alle ...

Two arrested for posing as police, stealing marijuana

Two Nevada County men are in jail after posing as law enforcement and assaulting a resident. Christopher Lee Brooks, 26, and Clayton Robert Madsen, 30, remained jailed in Nevada C ...

Harvest time means more crime for area

It’s harvest time for marijuana plants and with that comes an increased potential for violent crimes. In the past month, the Journal has reported a handful of thefts involving ...