Following a trial in the federal court in Grand Junction, Stormy Griffith was found guilty on charges related to a large commercial marijuana operation near Cedaredge. He and his wife, Staci, are expected to be tried for state charges in Delta District Court this summer.
The federal jury found Stormy Griffith, 37, guilty on three counts -- conspiracy to distributed a controlled substance, possession with intent to distribute and felon in possession of a firearm. Griffith was indicted on felony charges after authorities seized 478 marijuana plants, 203 pounds of processed marijuana and 28 guns from his property on Cactus Park Road.
On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Delta County Board of Commissioners called a special meeting to consider the board's response to the Bureau of Land Management's preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) concerning the lease parcels proposed for the December BLM sale.
Several people from the North Fork were present to provide input.