Las Animas County

One arrested in early August pot bust in Las Animas County



Eric Mullens 09/04/2014 LAS ANIMAS COUNTY - While serving civil papers at a location in the Blackhawk Ranch subdivision in early August, Las Animas County Sheriff’s deputies came upon a large marijuana growing operation.

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Renter discovers large, illegal pot grow operation while trimming trees near Trinidad



08/31/2014 TRINIDAD - Authorities say they have destroyed more than 1,300 marijuana plants that were being illegally grown in the Trinidad area.

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Illegal pot grows near Trinidad



Tracy Harmon, Matt Hildner, 08/30/2014 TRINIDAD - Local law enforcement officers discovered two illegal marijuana grow sites in August.

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Heroin combined with OxyContin kills nine in Las Animas County



Michelle San Miguel 04/01/2014 LAS ANIMAS COUNTY - Nine lives were lost last year to overdoses from a combination of heroin and OxyContin.

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Trinidad flips rules on pot



9/22/2013 TRINIDAD - Trinidad City Council passed a moratorium on retail marijuana sales Tuesday night, then lifted its ban on medical marijuana dispensaries.

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Trinidad passes moratorium on retail pot shops, lifts ban on medical sales



Michelle San Miguel 9/18/2013 TRINIDAD - Trinidad City Council passed a moratorium on retail marijuana sales Tuesday night, then lifted its ban on medical marijuana dispensaries. Council passed the moratorium by a 5 to 2 vote. The moratorium is in effect until June 30, 2014. Councilman Joe Bonato and Mayor Bernadette Baca Gonzalez voted against the moratorium.

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Cannabiz 9/4/2013: Feds could change their MMJ attitude, Billygoatgreen owner found dead



Bryce Crawford 9/4/2013 Under (less) pressure Citing “a senior Department of Justice official,” the Huffington Post reported Friday that the federal government is looking at potentially changing the way its actions dissuade banking institutions from working with medical marijuana businesses.

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Trinidad residents await decision on marijuana sales



Michelle San Miguel TRINIDAD - Many people in Trinidad are pushing City Council to legalize recreational and medical marijuana, arguing it's the economic boost the struggling city needs.

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