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Marijuana Collective Founder Aaron Sandusky Convicted of Federal Charges

Aaron Sandusky is facing 10 years in prison following a conviction on two federal drug charges.

The founder of a local marijuana collective that had dispensaries in Colton and Upland was found guilty by a federal jury of conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute marijuana plants, federal officials said Friday.

Aaron Sandusky is the former president of G3 Holistics, Inc., which also had an office Moreno Valley. Sandusky had been waging ongoing battles with local and federal officials for some time.

The jury found Sandusky conspired to manufacture and/or possess with intent to distribute at least 1,000 marijuana plants, according to officials.

Sandusky faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years in prison, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's office. A sentencing hearing has been scheduled for Jan. 7.

The jury, however, could not reach unanimous verdicts on four remaining counts in the indictment, which charges Sandusky with maintaining a drug-involved premises at each of the G3's stores. The court declared a mistrial on these counts, U.S. Attorney officials said.

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FlyingTooLow October 13, 2012 at 03:45 PM
We are Americans..we live in a free country...this is what we have been told since birth. The prohibition of marijuana is a farce. It is the few telling the many what they may and may not do. We are a free people. It is time to start living the way our forefathers intended. Law enforcement needs to re-direct its focus on crime...to those that are REAL crimes. I was in Federal Prison for 5 years for a marijuana offense. No, it was not for simple possession. I was arrested aboard a Lockheed PV2 in Marianna, Florida...charged and convicted for conspiracy to import and distribute 12,000 pounds of marijuana. At the time, I really had no idea what I had gotten myself into...mine was an offense involving pot...the thought never occurred to me that I may actually spend years in prison for that 'indiscretion.' As my years in prison rolled by, what I did see were armed bank robbers, coming and going...while I still sat there for marijuana. Most of the bank robbers only spent 17 to 24 months. But, I and my fellow 'drug offenders,'...we stayed for YEARS. I wrote about the escapades that led to my incarceration. I admit, I had a great time. No one was injured, no one was killed, firearms were not involved...there were no victims. We were Americans...doing what Americans do best...living free. Truly, it is time for this lunacy to end...it never should have begun. My book: Shoulda Robbed a Bank It is about living free.
FlyingTooLow October 13, 2012 at 03:46 PM
Mr. Sandusky, I wish you and your family nothing but the best.
El Jibaro de Lytle Creek October 13, 2012 at 11:11 PM
An example of the Fantasy Rule of Law United Nations human rights watch published report that drone is an act against hunamity for...a bunch of legal stuff. The remote operator is therefore a war criminal by Nurenburg standard and rule of law. The Federal Data Quality Act requires all enforment agency to comply that law based on science must hold up to quality laboratory standard. Sandusky in jail on an enforcement of a law that was based on junk science of no medicinal use; BIg therefore, enforcement public employee loses, thats right loses qualified immunity; AND, plaintiff can Tort. So quite of few folks have had their civil rights violated and can Tort on anyone found guilty of violating the Data Quality Act. One big problem, the judicial system that allows the enforcement also violates DQA. There is no judge will allow argument. Thus and thus again the Fantasy of the Rule of Law. oy veh! El Jibaro De Lytle Creek
star marie January 19, 2013 at 06:46 PM
Between guns, pot, healthcare, and God, we are headed for a revolution boys.

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