Kentucky’s Crazy Pursuit of 70 Marijuana Plants

By Chris Roberts on September 30, [email protected] ex-sheriff’s former colleagues used the full power of the surveillance state to bust his hemp farm-turned-cannabis grow. Denny Peyman is the former sheriff of Jackson County, a dry county in Kentucky, where fewer than 14,000 souls live in the heart of the Daniel Boone National Forest. This September, …

Police used hidden video camera, microchips to track marijuana found at ex-sheriff’s farm

By Bill [email protected] 18, 2017 11:49 AM Former Jackson County Sheriff Denny Peyman allegedly supplied marijuana plants to two other men to grow on Peyman’s farm, a state police detective testified Monday.Peyman was a participant in the state’s experimental effort to develop hemp as a commercial crop for farmers.Darren Allen, the state police detective, said …

Former Kentucky jail guard convicted of beating inmate who later died

    A former Kentucky jail guard was convicted of beating an inmate and leaving him lying with blood on his face, until another jail employee saw the victim and he was rushed to a hospital and pronounced dead, officials said on Friday. A federal jury deliberated for an hour and a half before returning …

Ky. county, corrections dispute jail inspection

    Published: December 24, 2012 The Associated Press GLASGOW, Ky. — The Kentucky Department of Corrections is standing by the conclusion of one if its employees after a county magistrate accused the person of writing a false inspection report about the Barren County Jail. Corrections spokeswoman Lisa Lamb told the Glasgow Daily Times ( …

Man, woman arrested after police find pot at residence

  By the Daily News A man and a woman were arrested Wednesday after officials say they found marijuana in a Cave City residence, according to a Hart County Sheriff’s Office news release. John W. Daniels, 41, 192 Second St., Horse Cave, and Kimberly Daniels, 41, 894 Thurston Lane, Cave City, were charged with cultivating …