• L.A. Explosive Fire Exposes Dangers of Butane Oil

    An investigation is underway to determine if criminal conduct was involved in a fiery explosion in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday. Twelve firefighters are injured and there’s extensive damage to buildings. It’s still unknown how the fire started but officials say it began at the site of a butane honey oil supplier. Butane is an […]

  • Alleged Honey Oil Manufacturer Arrested in Palm Springs

    A 54-year-old man was in custody Tuesday following the discovery of laboratory used to manufacture cannabis oil inside a Palm Springs apartment, police reported. Officers responded to a call of “suspicious circumstances inside an apartment” in the 2300 block of Junipero Avenue at 4:40 p.m. Monday, according to a Palm Springs Police Department statement. Once […]

  • Illegal Perris Valley Cannabis Grows Destroyed During Crackdown

    Multiple law enforcement raids carried out in communities surrounding Perris resulted in 47 tons of marijuana being destroyed, several drug labs being dismantled and almost 50 people going to jail, authorities said Friday. Riverside County sheriff’s officials said that on Thursday, 56 search warrants were served at properties under investigation for alleged illegal cannabis cultivation. […]

  • Honey Oil Lab Discovered After Palm Springs House Fire

    A criminal investigation is underway after what was said to be a backyard barbeque fire turned out to be a honey oil lab explosion. Palm Springs Fire Department responded to the 2100 Block of Debrah Street just around 11:20 am for a house fire. Officials say a neighbor made the call after heading a loud […]

  • Man Arrested in Honey Oil Lab Explosion at Desert Hot Springs Home

    A man who allegedly triggered an explosion at a Desert Hot Springs home where he was operating an illegal honey oil lab was arrested on suspicion of several felonies, police said today. Tyler Lee Ropac, 26, is accused in Monday’s 12:15 p.m. explosion and subsequent fire at a home in the 65900 block of Desert […]

  • Experts Warn About Dangers Of Illegally Making Honey Oil

    Cathedral City, CA Its a growing problem here in the desert and beyond. The Riverside County District Attorney’s office launched a campaign to warn residents about the dangers of illegal honey oil drug labs.  Local fire fighters said they’ve been seeing more fires caused by illegal marijuana processing facilities. "You have a grow facility and they use volatile […]

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