Author Archives: Michael Shedd

CAL/OSHA issue fines in industrial cannabis production related explosion

  Business Insider   CAL/OSHA has issued a fine in excess of $50,000 to a cannabis firm in California after an accident resulted in one employee being injured. On June 19, an employee of Santa Cruz, California-based Future2 Labs Health Services Inc. was working alone inside a 128-square-foot portable storage container in Watsonville, using propane to extract oil from cannabis ...

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Massive Quantities of Methamphetamine, Cocaine, Heroin Seized at US-Mexico Border

Foxnews.com An extremely large drug shipment was Intercepted at the Mexico-US Border Federal Agents report.   An estimated 7 Million Dollars worth of illegal narcotics were reportedly seized. A drug bust at the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas earlier this week exposed nearly $7 million worth of narcotics at a cargo facility. Border agents at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge cargo facility were ...

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Clandestine Lab Raid Results In MDMA, Marijuana Seizure After Package Intercepted

Patch.Com   Federal Agents report after intercepting a package from China destined to an address in the US, that contained an “unknown white powder” type substance later determined to be ecstasy.   MASTIC, NY — A Queens man has been taken into custody after a raid revealed he was allegedly operating a drug lab in Mastic, according to a complaint ...

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LAPD, LAFD Responding to Report of Box Truck Explosion

ABC7   No injuries reported after a box truck explosion that the area of Boyle Heights Street shut down friday night. The incident was reported shortly before 6 p.m. in the 2700 block of Olympic Boulevard, near Soto Street. According to Los Angeles Fire Department officials, the truck was parked near a gas station when the explosion occurred. Contrary to initial ...

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Vehicle Explosion After Suicide Attempt at John Wayne Airport

OCRegister.com   Bomb squad and FBI officials were investigating an explosion in a truck that occurred at an off-site parking lot for John Wayne Airport on Tuesday, Dec. 11, with Orange County sheriff’s officials saying the explosion appeared to be a suicide attempt.   Sometime after 7:30 a.m. the explosion was reported at the Main Street Parking lot across the ...

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FBI: Holland Man Arrested, Accused of Plotting To Bomb Toledo Synagogues

  Cleveland19   Radical ISIS supporter arrested ahead of bombing plot to occur in the United States. FBI JTTF officials release report of findings and story of interdiction. TOLEDO (WTOL) – The FBI held a news conference Monday morning to announce recent arrests in a national security case. According to officials, a Holland man, Damon Joseph, was arrested after planning ...

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Haz-Mat Response After Man Exposes Himself to Fentanyl

WKOW Hazmat and Law Enforcement respond to Fentanyl incident after male subject exposes himself to illegal substance.   TOWN OF MADISON (WKOW) — Police and fire personnel responded to an apartment in the town of Madison after a man opened a bag of fentanyl. The Madison Fire Department Hazardous Incident Team responded to the 1900 block of Sherman Avenue Monday afternoon ...

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22 hospitalized in ammonia leak at Gadsden Chicken Processing Facility, MCI Event

AL.com Officials say 22 people were hospitalized due to an ammonia leak at Koch Foods in Gadsden Friday night.   At 4:23 p.m., the Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency was notified of an anhydrous ammonia leak at Koch Foods on Paden Road in Gadsden, EMA officials said. Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency officials said 22 people have been taken to area ...

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PA Haz-Mat Incident Requires Bomb Squad Response

  Hazelton Fire Department Fire crews in Pennsylvania responded to a report of a hazardous materials incident in town, and arrived on scene to find a substance that was deemed to be a bomb squad incident, and requested a response from near by Hershey, PA to assess the situation. 11/30/18: HFD was dispatched for a hazardous materials incident at 448 ...

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22 dead in blast outside northern China chemical plant

AP   An explosion outside a chemical plant in northeastern China early Wednesday killed at least 22 people and destroyed scores of vehicles, in the latest challenge to efforts to boost industrial safety in the world’s second-largest economy. The blast occurred just after midnight at a loading area next to the plant operated by the Hebei Shenghua Chemical Industry Co. ...

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