Feds Seek Maximum Of 10 Years In Bellevue Hash-Oil Blast

Federal prosecutors are seeking a 10-year, maximum sentence for a man who joined two tech workers in running a hash-oil operation that exploded

WASHINGTON:  Federal prosecutors are seeking a 10-year, maximum sentence for a man who joined two tech workers in running a hash-oil operation that exploded in 2013, destroying a Bellevue apartment building and causing the death of a former mayor. David Richard Schultz II is being sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court, and federal prosecutors say Read the full article…

Nip Dangerous Hash Oil Production In The Bud

Hash oil explosions have become common enough in the United States that FEMA has issued warnings about its dangers in apartments and hotel rooms

WASHINGTON:  If you think you’re hearing more and more about hash oil explosions, it’s not your imagination. Explosions typically happen when amateurs try to make hash oil — a concentrated form of marijuana that can be inhaled or used in edibles — by using a highly flammable solvent such as butane or propane gas or Read the full article…

The Feds’ Surprising Response To Exploding Hash-Oil Labs

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WASHINGTON:  Eight months ago, an explosion and fire tore through the Hampton Greens apartment complex in Bellevue. It happened at 6:30 in the morning. Among the residents was Nan Campbell, the 87-year-old former mayor of Bellevue. She was the city’s first female mayor, elected in 1988. According to charging documents filed July 22 in US Read the full article…

Puyallup Police Get Educated On New Frontier Of Drug Labs

Federal prosecutors are seeking a 10-year, maximum sentence for a man who joined two tech workers in running a hash-oil operation that exploded

WASHINGTON: When an unexpected THC/hash oil drug lab explosion occurred in the 1500 block of Shaw Road on May 20, the Puyallup Police Department and Central Pierce Fire and Rescue responded not wholly knowing what to expect. “We never have had anything like this before,” said Captain Scott Engle, spokesperson for the police department. “This is Read the full article…