And once again, no arrests. I'm starting to think they may not want to confront the growers. I guess unless the sherriffs want to get into a fire fight, this could be the reasoning. You guys really need to change your stock photo, that plant looks anemic.
Yodad....why don't you tell us what it should look like then?
The way they operate the siezures is to make thier arrival well know so the owners of the crops have no trouble fleeing. It wouldn't take very much effort to put together a plan to catch the growers if they wanted to........job security or lack of training...i have no idea.
I know 10 plants they *won't* find...
@ravillata its all about job security. If they actually catch the growers and prevent future gardens then they will loose their funding. It is in the best interest of the Narcotics Teams to make sure they are able to start another grow project.
Just think of all those "sick" people that won't be able to buy their "medicine"
Catching the growers would be a waste of time, as AB 109 would dictate a very short time in custody. Besides, we don't want to have to turn in illegals, the INS Feds doesn't want the locals doing their job right?
The wind is blowing over 8 knots. Please leave these folks alone.Remember the fire at Parrotts Ferry couple years back. The illegales lit off the forest. Then the police have bigger fish to fry.. they escape (know they lost their crop) like calling in the fire department. We almost lost our house on that one. Simple: let everyone grow plants and even tomatos.
You guys are using that sad looking picture again. LOL.
Try Google images. You are giving good looking pot a bad name.
To ravillata. You are right. You dont have any idea. There is plenty of information available you can access that will show you some of the advanced warning and escape systems these growers use. GOOD JOB to the Sheriff's Department!!!
Always so negative towards law enforcement. Did you even think about the traps that are set up in the gardens? They are not safe places to go and if you havent been in one and dont know all the details then shut up. Usually the growers are not even there when they show up--wonder who tips them off?
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Amazed...been there, done that....these guys up here are on a different agenda.
I'm sure the punishment they will face from their Mexican backers is worse than anything we can do locally. The positive thing about the newer eradication program is that there's also funding for cleaning up the garbage, pesticides, etc. left behind.
OMG!!! Stoners! If we were ALL truly "free" to pursue our happiness, every one would just grow a few plants of their own at home. Instead, every day people are criminals for wanting to grow and smoke something that has been deemed less dangerous than cigarettes (which ARE legal). I guess we're not "free" to pursue happiness. Once again, some one else is telling us what is "right" and "wrong". It's time the government get out of our lives...and decriminalize. Let's return freedom to ALL Americans. If pot were legal, there would be no need for clandestine grows in the National Forest.
No Coiler we are not free....to dredge for gold,trap,or soon run hounds.........my freedoms are being stripped too,and I see a lot of the same Pro MJ crowd that beats the drumb when its something I enjoy
Agree with Coiler. Marijuana should be legal to grow, sell and use. I disagree with anyone saying this is a "gateway" drug. The government (yes the idiots we voted for) need to get out of our lives and stop trying to regulate every * thing we do.
NO U.S citizen has the work ethic to grow 5,000 plants. Mexican cartel grow 100%; any grow over a few hundred plants is. No, the cartel ISNT holding those growers family hostage to ensure a good harvest: myth (one story in the media and they are ALL being held hostage). They have their best growers up here and pay and arm them well. None of the weed they grow will hit the the legal market, all of it to the inter-city black market and probably trickle back up here. Most all of the money will go back to mexico to fund more death and destruction. Take 'em down. but......Support your local growers.
Oh and arrests? Save us tax payers the the $$$ of putting up a few more Mexican Nationals until their tax payer funded bus ride back to the border. Not prejudiced, just being real. They aren't from Canada.....
overgrow ,...the majority of the money they make here(tax free)working goes back to Mexico as well....really helps our economy huh?
Mountain, i cant do a * thing about the illegals you are talking about, but i can and have shut down their massive grows. Just think of all the tax dollars that could be collected and used instead of being vaccuum sealed packaged and driven across the border. It could really help our economy.
Overgrow has a strong point...no users i know have the ambition to grow more than a few plants for personal use.
It is always Mexican cartels growing....what bunk! I know many growers and they are not Mexican. Just because you find some tortilla packages and beans at the grow site, does not mean it is the Mexican cartel!
Exactly Onward. Why does everybody automatically think it is only the Mexican cartel growing here? I guarantee you there are more US citizens growing than Mexicans and I'm sure some of those hire illegal Mexican workers because they are harder workers than us for the most part. A few of the Mexican growers come up here and grow crops to get away from the cartels in Mexico. There are more places to grow it in Mexico but then you have to deal with The Cartel. Also why in the world would the enforcement agencies want to risk their officers in a firefight with the growers if it isn't neccesary ??? They are there to erradicate not kill growers !!!!!!!!!
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