DEA Raids Illegal Colorado Grow Next to an Elementary School

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If growing illegal cannabis is ill-advised, then growing illegal cannabis adjacent to an elementary school simply lacks common sense. Share Tweet Share PinLast Friday, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents seized marijuana plants from an illegal grow operation in Monument, Colorado that was cultivating cannabis adjacent to an elementary school. Similarly, in March, the DEA conducted a large-scale raid on multiple grow locations in Colorado pertaining to a larger, out-of-state operation. Later that same day, the DEA also raided a home in Cascade, Colorado and a nearby storage unit connected to an illegal operation. Share Tweet Share Pin

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Last Friday, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents seized marijuana plants from an illegal grow operation in Monument, Colorado that was cultivating cannabis adjacent to an elementary school.

The raid occurred after law enforcement received “many calls” from a concerned woman in the “upscale King’s Deer neighborhood.” The action took place at 19150 Breton Place, where DEA agents were seen “removing 4- to 7-foot plants and piling them 3 feet high in the driveway” while children could be heard playing at the nearby school.

0.2 miles between the illegal grow and the elementary school

According to The Gazette, this raid was related to “a federal investigation into drug trafficking,” and the DEA stated that the home grow was part of a network sending cannabis out of Colorado to other states. Later that same day, the DEA also raided a home in Cascade, Colorado and a nearby storage...

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