Four Charged After California Marijuana Dispensary Owner Kidnapped, Penis Severed While Tortured

CALIFORNIA: Four people are accused of torturing a California marijuana dispensary owner with a blowtorch and cutting off his penis in an attempt to force him to reveal where he had buried piles of cash in the desert.

The defendants mistakenly believed the victim was hiding money and left him for dead on the side of the road, Orange County authorities said in announcing the case Friday. [Read more…]