Former Deputies with the Kern County Sheriff's Department Plead Guilty to Marijuana Trafficking – 3 hours ago – 24/7 Headline News

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FRESNO — Two former Kern County Sheriff’s Deputies plead guilty to trafficking marijuana on Monday. Former deputies Logan August, 30, of Bakersfield, and Derrick Penney, 34, of Star Idaho pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute marijuana in a Federal Courtroom. Court documents said that between June 2014 and October 2014, while working for …

Former Deputies with the Kern County Sheriff's Department Plead Guilty to Marijuana Trafficking – about 1 hour ago – 24/7 Headline News

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FRESNO — Two former Kern County Sheriff’s Deputies plead guilty to trafficking marijuana on Monday. Former deputies Logan August, 30, of Bakersfield, and Derrick Penney, 34, of Star Idaho pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute marijuana in a Federal Courtroom. Court documents said that between June 2014 and October 2014, while working for …

Former Deputies with the Kern County Sheriff's Department Plead Guilty to Marijuana Trafficking – 24/7 Headline News

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FRESNO — Two former Kern County Sheriff’s Deputies plead guilty to trafficking marijuana on Monday. Former deputies Logan August, 30, of Bakersfield, and Derrick Penney, 34, of Star Idaho pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute marijuana in a Federal Courtroom. Court documents said that between June 2014 and October 2014, while working for …

Nevada marijuana businesses prepping for recreation sales – Fresno Bee

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Now that Nevada has approved an early start to recreational cannabis sales, existing medical marijuana companies in the state are readying for a burst of new business that could equate to tens of millions of dollars in additional revenue this year. With Las Vegas alone drawing 40 million-plus visitors in 2016, the overall recreational cannabis industry is set to take …

Abortion rights group wants California to offer a 'trust women' license plate – Fresno Bee (blog)

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Welcome to the AM Alert, your morning rundown on California policy and politics. To receive it regularly, please sign up here. Proponents call it pro-choice. Opponents say it’s pro-abortion. Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson, D-Santa Barbara, is pushing a bill to create a special license plate bearing the words “California Trusts Women.” Senate Bill 309 directs proceeds from the optional plate, which …

Keith Foster was 'upset' at his portrayal as a drug 'kingpin' while deputy police chief – Fresno Bee

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Keith Foster said Wednesday he was no drug “kingpin” when he was Fresno’s deputy police chief, and he blamed politics and the press for his downfall. In six hours of testimony spread over two days in his federal drug trafficking case, Foster tried to portray himself as a good cop whose actions were misunderstood and whose career was unjustly ruined. …

Keith Foster denies he was a drug 'kingpin' when he was Fresno's deputy police chief – Fresno Bee

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Keith Foster said Wednesday he was no drug “kingpin” when he was Fresno’s deputy police chief, and he blamed politics and the press for his downfall. In six hours of testimony spread over two days in his federal drug trafficking case, Foster tried to portray himself as a good cop whose actions were misunderstood and whose career was unjustly ruined. …

Former Kern County sheriff's deputies plead guilty to drug crimes in federal court – The Bakersfield Californian

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Two former Kern County sheriff’s deputies pleaded guilty Monday in federal court in Fresno to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute marijuana. Logan August had been assigned to the sheriff’s Major Vendors Narcotics Unit. Derrick Penney had been assigned to the Gang Suppression Section-Investigations Unit. August’s attorney, David Torres of Bakersfield, said he will ask that his client be sentenced …

Former Kern County sheriff's deputy pleads guilty to drug crime in federal court – The Bakersfield Californian

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A former Kern County sheriff’s deputy pleaded guilty Monday in federal court in Fresno to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute marijuana. A second former deputy was expected to make the same plea later this morning. Logan August, who entered his plea, had been assigned to the sheriff’s Major Vendors Narcotics Unit. Derrick Penney, who was scheduled to enter his …

NY child treated after eating marijuana candy – Fresno Bee

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Authorities say a 10-year-old boy in Rockland County was sent to the emergency room after eating cannabis-infused candy. Police say it happened Sunday night after the child’s father let the boy sit alone in the family’s car where he found a package of sour gummies laced with medical marijuana. Police say the Ramapo boy ate some of the candy and …

Sheriff's office finds illegal pot plants while responding to robbery call – Fresno Bee

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An illegal home marijuana growing operation in Fowler was discovered by the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday after deputies responded to a robbery call at the residence. Deputies were called to the home on the 7400 block of E. American Avenue around 12:15 p.m. and found three victims, none of whom were injured. The victims told deputies three armed …

Fresno County Sheriff's Office finds marijuana plants while on … – Fresno Bee

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An illegal home marijuana growing operation in Fowler was discovered by the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday after deputies responded to a robbery call at the residence. Deputies were called to the home on the 7400 block of E. American Avenue around 12:15 p.m. and found three victims, none of whom were injured. The victims told deputies three armed …

Buzz kill: California police work to detect drugged drivers – Fresno Bee

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Joseph Brenan, a 40-year-old father of four, was changing a flat tire along Interstate 80 near Sacramento last week when he was struck and killed by a passing motorist who had drifted onto the shoulder of the highway. The California Highway Patrol arrested Brandon Rotolo, 24, on suspicion of driving under the influence of marijuana and vehicular manslaughter. The tragic …

California police scramble to detect drugged driving – Fresno Bee

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Joseph Brenan, a 40-year-old father of four, was changing a flat tire along Interstate 80 near Sacramento last week when he was struck and killed by a passing motorist who had drifted onto the shoulder of the highway. The California Highway Patrol arrested Brandon Rotolo, 24, on suspicion of driving under the influence of marijuana and vehicular manslaughter. The tragic …