New Marijuana Practices in California: Private Security Firm Raiding Mendocino Pot Farms
They wear camouflaged uniforms, bearing military-style insignia. They ride helicopters over the forests of Mendocino County, Calif., on the state’s north coast, equipped with firearms, where they cut down illegal marijuana. But they aren’t the army. They aren’t even the police. They are Lear Asset Management (no phone listing or company website), a private security firm that is attracting a lot of attention for the work it’s doing — and even perhaps some work it hasn’t done.
by marktheshark, Wednesday, September 24, 2014
I guess you could call them The New Pinkertons. Myself, I call them mercenary prohibitionists; the domestic equivalent of Blackwater. And they have no place anywhere in America. Continue reading