Marijuana

Auburn man indicted on federal firearms, pot charges

An Auburn man was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury on a charge of manufacturing and dealing illegal firearms. Craig Mason, 44, is alleged to have made two AR-15-style par ...

Placer supes take up public bodily function ordinance

Ordinances intended to curb people performing bodily functions in public and to put limits on aggressive panhandling will be considered today by the Placer County Board of Supervis ...

Placer County supes hear heated debate on cannabis rules

From emotional to legal to financial, arguments spurred heated debate Tuesday before the Placer County Board of Supervisors over potential new medicinal marijuana growing and selli ...

Supes to review Placer pot regs

With new statewide medical marijuana regulations in place, Placer County is taking a renewed look at what it can do about concerns over local grows, particularly in Sheridan Super ...

Nine-year prison term for Meadow Vistan in Silk Road pot-by-mail scheme

Linked to a ‘dark-web” online marketplace to sell mail-order pot, a Meadow Vista man is starting a nine-year federal prison sentence on a marijuana-dealing conviction a ...

PCSO arrests drug dealer during alcohol "shoulder tap" operation

A Penryn man was arrested Friday night in Roseville after selling hallucinogenic mushrooms to an under-aged decoy who was working an alcohol operation with the Placer County She ...

100 pounds of marijuana found in Auburn traffic stop on I-80

About 100 pounds of marijuana was found inside a vehicle that was initially stopped for speeding on Interstate 80 near Auburn. According to a California Highway Patrol report, an ...

Conviction, possible deportation in Auburn, Foresthill pot-grow case

A key member of an indoor marijuana-growing ring that set up hydroponic pot operations inside high-end Foresthill and Auburn homes has been convicted on a conspiracy charge. Tien ...