Marijuana Butter Investigation Involving Officers Bigger Than First Thought

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KENT COUNTY, Mich. — The Kent County Sheriff’s Department released details regarding its internal investigation into four corrections officers.

In a news release, Sheriff Lawrence Stelma said a total of eight corrections officer were investigated and numerous employees were questioned.Screen shot 2014-03-21 at 4.39.29 PM

As reported, four officers face drug-related charges. As a result, four other corrections officers were placed on paid administrative leave and given a drug test.

According to the release, detectives wanted to determine if any other officer was involved. The drug tests for the four other officers came back negative, and they were cleared of any criminal wrongdoing.

The original four officers still face charges. They’re accused of making or possessing marijuana butter.

According to the court documents, three of the officers and an officer’s wife have a medical marijuana card. An attorney for one of the officers said his client and the other defendants thought they were following the law.

Two caregivers for the officers also face charges.

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3 comments

  • tracyd112

    Ok now it all makes sense when they raided a house in plain field township I believe it was dean lake road and 3 mile.They served a search warrant then said they sent a robot in looked around and left with no arrests or removal of anything they did not even go in. So I am guessing that that raid had something to do with this arrest of these officers and they did not want it to come out to the public like that once they found out officers were involved so they covered it up.If a reporter was to investigate I bet they would find these 2 were connected.

  • kaleena

    This whole thing is stupid How is marijuana really legalin Michigan if there are so many gray areas that people are bound to hit one of those gray areas and be charged fora crime?So many people think theyare legal and end up getting busted anyways. Michigan needs to get their shit straight and put it in black and white!! I’ve got friends facing prison for marijuana when, the whole time, they THOUGHT they were staying within legal laws. Should’ve kept it illegal and maybe so many people wouldn’t be getting arrested for this bullshit. You aren’t pulling the wool over anyone’s eyes.

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