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January 9, 2015 at 2:38 PM

British man faces federal charges for making hash oil

The Associated Press A British man who was running a medical-marijuana operation in Puyallup faces federal charges of manufacturing hash oil. Andre Lempriere, who has been in the U.S. illegally, also was charged in federal court with illegally possessing a dozen firearms. Lempriere was initially charged in state court in October, but federal officials moved his case this…


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November 27, 2014 at 9:44 PM

4 men plead guilty in Bellevue, Kirkland hash-oil explosions

The Associated Press Four men who were charged in July for causing two separate hash-oil explosions have pleaded guilty to federal charges. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Seattle said Daniel Strycharske and Jesse Kaplan pleaded guilty Friday to endangering human life while manufacturing a controlled substance. They also pleaded guilty to a charge of manufacturing hash oil…


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November 24, 2014 at 8:25 AM

2 men injured in blast trying to make hash oil in Oregon restroom

The Associated Press TIGARD, Ore. — Police say two men were injured in a blast in the restroom of a Tigard service station where they were trying to make hash oil from marijuana and butane used in the process exploded. The two Tigard men — 18 and 23 years old — took themselves to Providence St. Vincent…


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June 10, 2014 at 6:12 AM

Tuesday Memo: Charges in SPU shooting … Amazon growth … Winning M’s

National Weather Service forecast Charges are expected to be filed today against the 26-year-old man arrested in the shootings on the Seattle Pacific University campus last Thursday. Wouldn’t it be co0l if this is George Vancouver’s anchor? An ancient anchor has been pulled to the surface off Whidbey. Might it…


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June 10, 2014 at 6:11 AM

Walla Walla police: 2 burned in hash oil-making explosion

WALLA WALLA  (AP) — Police in Walla Walla say two men have been seriously burned in an explosion that’s believed to have resulted from a process used to extract hash oil from marijuana. Officer Tim Bennett says 60-year-old Johny Ray Johnson and 32-year-old Thomas McCarthy have been airlifted to a Seattle hospital for treatment of second-…


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June 4, 2014 at 1:35 PM

Police: Hash-oil chemicals found after South Park fire

Fire investigators found chemicals used to make hash oil at the scene of yesterday’s trailer fire in the South Park neighborhood that left a 36-year-old woman badly burned, police said. The victim was known in the neighborhood as the “Hash Lady” and had reportedly been using volatile and dangerous chemicals to produce hash oil, police said. Police and…


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March 11, 2014 at 10:42 AM

Lake City explosion, fire blamed on hash oil

A refrigerator explosion and fire at a Lake City house last night is one of several recent explosions or fires suspected to be caused by the manufacture of a marijuana-based product. Seattle police and firefighters responded to a report of an explosion around 9:30 p.m. in the 3000 block of Northeast 135th Street. The 37-year-old resident told investigators that…


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