Federal officials seize 1200 pounds of pot from Cottage Grove cannabis oil lab; facility was site of explosion on … – The Register

Federal authorities seized 1,200 pounds of marijuana, nearly $26,000 in cash and other evidence while investigating a Cottage Grove cannabis oil lab explosion that burned a federal parolee who could face new charges in connection with the Nov. 16 blast, newly unsealed court documents say.

A search warrant affidavit signed by Drug Enforcement Administration agent Sean Cummings names Eric Leighton Scully as the man who was hospitalized with burns to his face and hands after the explosion at an industrial building in the 100 block of North Lane Street in Cottage Grove.

Scully bought the building in 2014 and last year received city land use approval to process cannabis oil there.

That permission from Cottage Grove city officials came three months after Scully was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Eugene to 90 days in prison for overseeing a money laundering scheme in which he

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