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Five Arrested For Impersonating Police and Robbing Residential Marijuana Garden

  1. Beenthere2Hippie
    CALIFORNIA – Five people who allegedly stormed a residential marijuana garden near Redding and falsely identified themselves as federal drug agents have been arrested on charges of robbery and impersonating a peace officer.

    Shasta County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Michael Peery says the people tending the pot told deputies the suspects -- three men and two women -- brandished rifles and wore toy badges, clothes with law enforcement insignia and at least one Drug Enforcement Agency jacket when they tried to raid the property on Thursday.

    Peery says the robbers fired several shots at the growers and demanded their marijuana plants. The growers went into the house and came back with guns of their own, which prompted the phony agents to flee.

    The suspects are between the ages of 32 and 51 and all but one is from Redding.

    Fox News/Oct. 3, 2014
    Newshawk Crew

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    BT2H is a retired news editor and writer from the NYC area who, for health reasons, retired to a southern US state early, and where BT2H continues to write and to post drug-related news to DF.


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