"The same people who have been bringing you cocaine, meth and heroin are now bringing you marijuana," says Rich Camps, a task-force commander for the state Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement.
believes law enforcement's efforts to shut down methamphetamine labs in California by restricting the sale of the chemicals needed to make the drug have left a criminal "workforce" without work.Growing weed has filled the void, he
says."There's big money to be made in marijuana, and that's why they're figuring it out," he
says.The infiltration of Mexican pot growers into California rural lands has ushered in an era of low-intensity warfare between the growers and law enforcement.
...Camps, the task force commander with the Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement, said he later learned the suspect was part of the Michoacan-based drug-trafficking organization.
The man's family never claimed his