BACKYARD MARIJUANA GROWER KILLED IN NEAR DECAPITATION — HE CRASHED ATV INTO WIRE HE INSTALLED TO PROTECT CROP FROM INTRUDERS
Story by the Associated Press; curated by Dave Urbansk
BERNE, N.Y. (AP) — A backyard marijuana grower is dead after being nearly decapitated by wire he’d strung on his property to protect his crop from intruders.
The 50-year-old man was driving an all-terrain vehicle in his backyard Saturday afternoon when he ran into the heavy-gauge but nearly invisible wire, said Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple. . . Read Complete Report/w Video.
Chris Williams operated a completely legal medical marijuana dispensary in Montana, where he has complied with all of the local and state regulations, as crazy and ridiculous as they are.
In the past law enforcement representatives have even been through the dispensary; during their encounters they been nothing but friendly and openly approved of what was going on.
Despite the local legalization measures, in March 2011 federal agents raided a whole list of medical marijuana dispensaries throughout the state of Montana, including the one owned by Williams. . . . Read Complete Report
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