Monday, August 17, 2009
FBI Medical Marijuana Raids in Colorado
FBI searches medical marijuana locations in Colo.
posted by: Nicole Vap
August 14, 2009
DENVER - 9Wants to Know has learned federal authorities including the
FBI are raiding multiple medical marijuana establishments in Colorado,
as part of a separate criminal investigation.
9Wants to Know has confirmed search warrants are being served at
multiple locations, including CannaMed on Leetsdale Drive in Denver.
Jeff Dorschner, spokesperson for the U.S. Attorney's office in Denver,
says the search warrants being served are "part of an ongoing criminal
FBI Spokesperson Kathy Wright told 9NEWS they are not after the medical
marijuana. Instead, Wright said, "Our purpose is not to get the
marijuana. We are there for another reason."
Wright continued, "We have the legal authority for a criminal
investigation. We were not specifically targeting the marijuana."
If you have more information about this story e-mail the 9Wants to Know
investigative team at blowthewhistle@ 9news.com.
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