Authorities arrest 13 during 4/20 marijuana sting - KCTV5

Authorities arrest 13 during 4/20 marijuana sting

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Authorities on both sides of the state line arrested 13 people and seized guns, drugs, cash and stolen property during a recent drug sting.

For the second year in a row, law enforcement agencies from Kansas and Missouri took part in 4/20 by serving search warrants and seizing marijuana during Operation Constant Gardener II.

April 20, or 4/20, is a day celebrated by the marijuana subculture as a holiday.

During Operation Constant Gardener II, officers also seized more than 40 live marijuana plants, more than a pound of processed marijuana and several grams of other drugs, including hashish and methamphetamine.

More than $3,100 in cash, three guns, a stolen flatbed trailer, ATV and a stolen gun also were seized.  In Johnson County, more than $15,000 were assessed in drug tax stamp violations.

Officers concentrated this year's effort on indoor marijuana growers as a way to assist in stopping the illegal marijuana trade in the metro area.

The Johnson County Sheriff's Office, Shawnee Police Department, Kansas Department of Revenue, Missouri Highway Patrol, Raymore Police Department and Cass County Sheriff's Office participated in the drug sting.

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– Law enforcement officers from Kansas and Missouri seized guns, drugs, cash and stolen property during the 2012 Operation ConstantGardener II. 

 

During this year's Operation Constant Gardener II, officers arrested 13 people, seized over 40 live marijuana plants, over a pound of processed marijuana and several grams of other drugs including hashish cadetship.   Officers also seized over $3,100 in cash, three guns, a stolen flatbed trailer, ATV and a stolen gun.  In addition, inJohnson County over $15,000 were assessed in drug tax stamp violations.

 

For the second year in a row, law enforcement agencies fromKansas and Missouri celebrated 4/20 by serving search warrants and seizing marijuana during Operation Constant Gardener II.

 

4/20 or April 20, is a day celebrated by the marijuana sub-culture as a holiday.  This year officers from Kansas and Missouri celebrated this so-called holiday by serving search warrants, seizing marijuana plants, guns and paraphernalia.

 

Officers concentrated this year's effort on indoor marijuana grows again as a way to assist in stopping the illegal marijuana trade in the metro area.

 

Agencies participating in this year's celebration are theJohnson County Sheriff's Office, Shawnee Police Department, Kansas Department of Revenue, Missouri Highway Patrol, Raymore Police Department and Cass CountySheriff's Office.

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