Tuesday, November 3, 2020

"FBI raids Compton councilman’s home, Baldwin Park city attorney’s office in pot inquiry"

LA Times:

The raids come amid controversy over Baldwin Park’s approval of licenses for cultivation, distribution, manufacturing and testing cannabis.

In September, a former Baldwin Park police officer said in a sworn declaration that he had received complaints from three cannabis operations alleging “questionable business practices, which included paying as much as $250,000 cash in a brown paper bag to city officials.”