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Saturday, February 13, 2010

Owner who bragged of large medical-pot operation jailed in DEA raid - The Denver Post

Owner who bragged of large medical-pot operation jailed in DEA raid - The Denver Post

Federal drug-enforcement agents Friday raided the home of a Highlands Ranch man who a day earlier bragged in a 9News report about the large and profitable medical-marijuana-growing operation in his basement.

Along with the raid, Jeffrey Sweetin, the Drug Enforcement Administration's special agent in charge of the Denver office, sent a message to anyone involved in Colorado's increasingly profitable medical-marijuana industry.

"It's still a violation of federal law," Sweetin said. "It's not medicine. We're still going to continue to investigate and arrest people."

Agents at the scene Friday evening said the marijuana grower, Chris Bartkowicz, had been taken into custody.

Read more: http://www.denverpost.com/ci_14393797#ixzz0fQPRL2NW


Anonymous said...

Agent Sweetin doesnt get it. This country belongs to the people and not a beurocrat like him. I cant wait until we the people, do away with his job and the DEA itself.

Anonymous said...

9News discovered that dozens of suburban homes around Denver have been converted to indoor medical-marijuana farms. Is 9news going to snitch on all of them?