'Reduce harm' central theme at Moon campaign kickoff – YubaNet

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Photo: Moon for Sheriff Facebook page NEVADA CITY, Calif. June 9, 2017 – Captain Shannan Moon officially announced her candidacy for Nevada County Sheriff yesterday to an overflow crowd at the Ol’ Republic in Nevada City.  Introduced by her visibly proud father and former Nevada City Police Chief Jim Moon, the 27-year law enforcement veteran addressed a large and very …

Probes continue into mysterious marijuana grows in Yuba County – The Union of Grass Valley

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Close to 8,000 marijuana plants, six firearms, and thousands in U.S. currency have been seized and at least 14 arrests have been made since March in three illegal marijuana cultivation busts by the Yuba County Sheriff’s Office. Though the three busts have been at different locations throughout Yuba County, or just outside it in Butte and Sacramento counties, there has …

California could be a 'sanctuary state' from federal pot laws, thanks to razor-thin vote – Los Angeles Times

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California moved a step closer Thursday to becoming a “sanctuary state” where local and state police would not assist federal enforcement of marijuana laws.The state Assembly approved a bill Thursday barring state and local law enforcement officers, absent a court order, from helping federal drug agents in arresting people who are complying with state laws allowing the use and sale …

California could be a 'sanctuary state' from federal pot laws, thanks … – Los Angeles Times

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California moved a step closer Thursday to becoming a “sanctuary state” where local and state police would not assist federal enforcement of marijuana laws.The state Assembly approved a bill Thursday barring state and local law enforcement officers, absent a court order, from helping federal drug agents in arresting people who are complying with state laws allowing the use and sale …

Nevada County Democrats Honored By California State Party – YubaNet

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May 23, 2017 – Nevada County had a 68% voter turnout in the 2016 primary. Democrats voted nearly 2 to 1 for Bernie Sanders. During a contentious marijuana ballot initiative, known to voters as “Measure W,” voters came out of the woodwork. In the November election, Nevada County favored the Democratic candidate over the Republican candidate by nearly 2,000 votes. …

Nevada County Democrats Honored By California State Party … – YubaNet

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May 23, 2017 – Nevada County had a 68% voter turnout in the 2016 primary. Democrats voted nearly 2 to 1 for Bernie Sanders. During a contentious marijuana ballot initiative, known to voters as “Measure W,” voters came out of the woodwork. In the November election, Nevada County favored the Democratic candidate over the Republican candidate by nearly 2,000 votes. …

Former deputy sheriff convicted in York County pot bust – The Evening Sun

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CLOSE Evening Sun reporter Kaitlin Greenockle recaps crime for the week May 4 – 11 Christopher Heath(Photo: Submitted) After less than two hours of jury deliberation, a former deputy sheriff for Yuba County, California, was found guilty for firearms offenses, drug trafficking and related charges. Christopher Mark Heath, 38, was involved in trafficking hundreds of pounds of marijuana between Northern …

Former deputy sheriff convicted in York County pot bust – York Daily Record/Sunday News

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CLOSE Evening Sun reporter Kaitlin Greenockle recaps crime for the week May 4 – 11 Christopher Heath(Photo: Submitted) After less than two hours of jury deliberation, a former deputy sheriff for Yuba County, California, was found guilty for firearms offenses, drug trafficking and related charges. Christopher Mark Heath, 38, was involved in trafficking hundreds of pounds of marijuana between Northern …

Former Yuba County Deputy Sheriff convicted on drug trafficking and Federal firearms offense – Gridley Herald

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HARRISBURG- The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that Christopher Mark Heath, 38, a former deputy sheriff of the Yuba County Sheriff’s Office, California, was convicted of possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking, conspiracy to manufacture and distribute 100 kilograms of marijuana, conspiracy to launder drug proceeds and an additional drug …

Former Yuba County Deputy Sheriff convicted on drug trafficking … – Gridley Herald

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HARRISBURG- The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that Christopher Mark Heath, 38, a former deputy sheriff of the Yuba County Sheriff’s Office, California, was convicted of possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking, conspiracy to manufacture and distribute 100 kilograms of marijuana, conspiracy to launder drug proceeds and an additional drug …

Essential California: Can Snap snap back? – LA Times – Los Angeles Times

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Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Friday, May 12, and here’s what’s happening across California:TOP STORIES Can Snap snap back?Fresh off its stock market debut, the much-hyped tech start-up Snap Inc. quickly saw the euphoria, riches and huge expectations fade. Panicked investors fretted over the company’s first earnings report, sending stock prices tumbling. It’s the story …

Essential California: Can Snap snap back? – Los Angeles Times

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Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Friday, May 12, and here’s what’s happening across California:TOP STORIES Can Snap snap back?Fresh off its stock market debut, the much-hyped tech start-up Snap Inc. quickly saw the euphoria, riches and huge expectations fade. Panicked investors fretted over the company’s first earnings report, sending stock prices tumbling. It’s the story …

Ex-Northern California Narcotics Deputy Convicted of Smuggling 220 Pounds of Marijuana – KTLA

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A former Yuba County sheriff’s narcotics investigator was convicted this week of smuggling 220 pounds of California-grade marijuana as part of a cross-country drug ring, according to the U.S. attorney’s office. Jurors in Harrisburg, Penn., delivered the guilty verdict Wednesday in the two-day drug trafficking and money laundering trial of Christopher Mark Heath, who was working with the Sheriff’s Office …

Ex-Northern California Narcotics Deputy Convicted of Smuggling … – KTLA

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A former Yuba County sheriff’s narcotics investigator was convicted this week of smuggling 220 pounds of California-grade marijuana as part of a cross-country drug ring, according to the U.S. attorney’s office. Jurors in Harrisburg, Penn., delivered the guilty verdict Wednesday in the two-day drug trafficking and money laundering trial of Christopher Mark Heath, who was working with the Sheriff’s Office …

Former Yuba narcotics officer convicted in interstate pot trafficking scheme – Sacramento Bee

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A former Yuba County narcotics officer was convicted Wednesday on federal charges involving trafficking nearly 250 pounds of marijuana to Pennsylvania. Yuba County Deputy Christopher Heath, 37, was a lead investigator who filed numerous search warrants and directed raids in marijuana, methamphetamine and other drug cases for a five-agency Narcotics Enforcement Team in Yuba and Sutter counties. Heath and two …