marijuana2Police discovered over 10,000 marijuana plants in both Idaho and Oregon with the help of GPS tracking.

Detectives in Ada and Canyon County noticed that there were huge amounts of plastic pipes and water emitters being purchased in cash from local distributors. Suspecting production of an illegal substance, investigators planted GPS trackers on the goods and followed the suspects to their marijuana grow operations where they uncovered 6,000 marijuana plants.

Using similar tactics, police were also able to locate another 4,000 marijuana plants in a remote region of Oregon, apparently connected to this particular grow operation. Authorities arrested three men and charged them in connection to serious marijuana grows in both Idaho and Oregon. Police value the marijuana at millions of dollars.

(Via ABC6 Boise)

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pot-policeWhen people think drug trafficking, they think Miami, South America, maybe even Vermont. But suburban Boston? Apparently, yes.

The DEA recently seized over 360 lbs. (worth an astounding $700,000 bucks street value) in suburban Framingham, Massachusetts, with the help of GPS Tracking.

When cops spotted marijuana traffickers loading wooden crates with bricks of marijuana, they executed a search warrant and planted a GPS tracker amidst the reefer. Then the cops just sat back and let the tracker do its thing.

The GPS tracker helped cops locate the drug shipment where they made the arrest of three men that were loading the 12 containers of marijuana into a van en route to distribution. All three suspects are currently being detained in Massachusetts.

(via WCVB Boston)

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