Thursday, April 24, 2008

DEA Raids in Seattle: Cannabis

SEATTLE -- Police and federal agents launched a series of raids Wednesday on indoor marijuana growing operations at houses in the Seattle area. The U.S. attorney's office says 14 people and two companies have been indicted, and at least 20 search warrants are being served. Drug Enforcement Agency officials said that in just one of the homes raided, agents seized more than 300 marijuana plants and tens of thousands of dollars in cash. Hundreds of law enforcement officers are involved in the sweep, and several people have been arrested. Federal agents and police called a 1 p.m. Wednesday news conference at the federal building in Seattle to discuss the raids and the investigation they call "Operation Green Reaper.

http://www. komotv. com/news/18046834. html

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