Lava Fire: Officers Kill Gunman Near Pot Farms In Evacuation Area; 13,000 Acres BurnedNorthern California officers shot and killed a man who pulled a gun as they tried to keep him out of a complex of marijuana farms in an area under evacuation orders as the Lava Fire threatened communities, a sheriff said.
4 Arrested, 4,000 Plants Seized From Illegal Marijuana Grow Houses In Fairfield, Vacaville & LathropMore than 4,400 marijuana plants have been seized from several illegal grow houses and four people have been arrested following an investigation by the Fairfield Police Department.
2 Sentenced For 8,600 Plant Marijuana Grow In Shasta-Trinity National ForestTwo men were sentenced Thursday in connection with a massive marijuana growing operation inside the Shasta-Trinity National Forest in Northern California.
UPDATE: Man Fatally Shot By Oakland Police During Attempted Marijuana Grow RobberyA 20-year-old man was shot and killed by police Tuesday night after officers interrupted an attempted burglary/robbery of a marijuana growing operation in East Oakland, police said.
Illegal Marijuana Growing Operation Found In Garin Regional Park In HaywardAn illegal marijuana growing operation was cleared out at a regional park in Hayward Friday, authorities said.
San Jose Firefighters Discover Marijuana Grow While Responding To House FireSan Jose fire crews responding to an electrical fire Sunday morning discovered an illegal marijuana grow house, officials said.
Man Gets 15 Years For Fatal Stabbing In Sonoma Marijuana GrowA Michigan man who was convicted in September of the second-degree stabbing murder of a man at a marijuana grow in Sonoma County was sentenced.
3 Arrested In Killing Northern California Deputy Responding To Falsely Reported Marijuana TheftThree men have been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a Northern California sheriff's deputy who was killed while responding to a falsely reported theft from an illegal marijuana growing operation in the rural Sierra Nevada foothills, authorities said Thursday.
Would-Be Marijuana Grow Thief Captured, Beaten In Eastern Contra Costa CountyAn attempt to steal marijuana from an illegal grow operation in the Knightsen area of Contra Costa County turned violent Saturday after one of the would-be robbers was captured, bound and beaten, according to sheriff's deputies.
600 Pot Plants Seized In Discovery Bay BustAuthorities in Contra Costa County busted an illegal marijuana grow in Discovery Bay Wednesday morning, taking in plants worth an estimated $450,000.
Rural California Sheriff, Auditor Spar On Pot Money SpendingA California county auditor is accusing a sheriff of improperly spending some of the $1 million his department received in fees from legal pot growers to go after illegal operators.
Fremont Police Investigate Home Invasion, Shootout At Pot GrowPolice in Fremont were investigating a home invasion and shooting at a marijuana grow house early Monday morning that left one person injured.
Fairfield Police Bust Illegal Marijuana Grow Operation Valued At $2.9 MillionPolice discovered an illegal indoor marijuana grow operation Friday in Fairfield with an estimated $2.9 million of marijuana inside.
Police Arrest 2 At Marijuana Grow House Damaged By 3-Alarm Antioch FireOne of the homes charred Saturday by a fire in Antioch happened to be housing a marijuana grow operation.
California Marijuana Growers Face New Crop of Local BansDozens of cities and counties from across California are racing to enact new bans on marijuana-growing.