Another Year, Another Raid For ‘Oaky’ Joe

Joe Munson was finally ready to pay his lawyer when the police paid him a visit on Monday morning. Last week, Sonoma County returned to Munson — an inveterate grower of medical cannabis who, raided three times in Mendocino County and acquitted of charges every time, relocated five years ago to a hilltop plot in […]

Raid First, Investigate Later

At about 7:30 a.m. last Wednesday, James Joseph Munson was shouting at his two children, asking who had failed to feed the cat, when he saw lights flashing through a window and onto a wall in his Sonoma County home. Hollering is customary for the 52-year old, who is near-deaf even with his hearing aids […]