Illegal Pot Cartel Funds Other Drugs

NEAR ASHLAND, Ore. — To slow down the use of drugs like cocaine, law enforcement focuses efforts on illegal marijuana grows. NewsWatch 12 brought you a story on the marijuana clean up in Jackson County on Wednesday night. It’s grow sites like those which investigators target to hurt other drug cartels. The Jackson County Sheriff’s … Continue reading »

Illegal Marijuana Grows Cleaned Up

NEAR ASHLAND, Ore. — Illegal marijuana grows across Jackson County are eradicated every year by the sheriff’s office, but the trash those growers leave behind still remain at the sites. The pile of trash at one near Ashland site is just the beginning…there’s about half a dozen more grow sites left to clean up. The … Continue reading »

Marijuana Grow Sites Cleanup

NEAR ASHLAND, Ore. — Jackson County Sheriff’s officials are cleaning up old and illegal outdoor marijuana sites on U.S. Forest Service land. Crews are tackling piles and piles of garbage, camping equipment and other materials left behind of a grow site found back in 2010. A $125,000 grant is funding the clean-up. The sheriff’s office … Continue reading »