Marijuana

Chris Bartkowicz marijuana-grow case moves forward, could net mandatory 60 year sentence

The February arrest of Highlands Ranch marijuana grower Chris Bartkowicz, as well as his subsequent indictment, has been a rallying point for local medical-marijuana activists -- and it will continue to be so for months to come. The judge at a two-day hearing has allowed the case, which could net Bartkowicz a mandatory sixty-year sentence, to move forward.
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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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