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Man Armed With Handgun Steals Medical Marijuana

By Tom Bolton, Noozhawk Executive Editor | @tombol |

An employee of a medical-marijuana collective was robbed of his product at gunpoint Wednesday night as he was making a delivery, according to the Santa Maria Police Department.

The incident occurred at about 7:30 p.m. in the 500 block of East Cook Street, said Sgt. Russ Mengel.

An employee of the Go Green Compassionate Care Collective was confronted by a man in his early 20s armed with a hand gun, Mengel said.

“The suspect demanded two cases full of marijuana products the victim was attempting to deliver to a patient,” Mengel said.

The suspect fled on foot and remained at large, Mengel said, adding that the victim was not injured.

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» on 01.17.13 @ 11:19 AM

If supply met demand this would not happen.
How can we make that true?

» on 01.17.13 @ 05:33 PM

John Adams you have been drinking the bong water again…
More importantly, could you please tell everyone again how marijuana is a victimless crime?

» on 01.17.13 @ 05:46 PM

Ripping off a dope dealer. Is that even a crime?

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