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Hells Angels hired hash plant horticulturalists
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Hells Angels hired hash plant horticulturalists

Published: 15 Mar 2012 15:40 GMT+01:00
Updated: 15 Mar 2012 15:40 GMT+01:00

Police raiding a Hells Angels hide-out in Düsseldorf entered a World War II bunker to find a huge cannabis plantation – complete with a round-the-clock team of professional gardeners.

Officers counted more than 4,000 cannabis plants in the bunker, the biggest plantation ever found in North Rhine-Westphalia, hidden away in the Hells Angels-linked “Clan 81” clubhouse.

More than 500 police, some of them from the special armed division, raided biker clubs in Oberhausen, Solingen and Langenfeld as well as Düsseldorf, following a brutal fight between Hells Angels and rival gang Bandidos in January in Mönchengladbach. Two men were seriously hurt after being stabbed during the fight.

The discovery of the cannabis plantation was an unexpected bonus for the police who also confiscated an electroshock weapon, a knife and an axe, and arrested five people.

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12:53 March 15, 2012 by derExDeutsche
It takes the Germans a few more years to figure this stuff out. In the USA we have a whole variety of Marijuana named after the Hells Angels; the Hells Angels Og Kush.
15:09 March 15, 2012 by raandy
They recovered a knife and an axe, what a weapons cash! oh, almost forgot the electric shock weapon ,which was most likely a cattle prod.,
20:09 March 15, 2012 by bramblebush
"The discovery of the cannabis plantation was an unexpected bonus for the police "

Yep, the Mayday party is gonna be extra special this year!!!
02:03 March 17, 2012 by yuri_nahl
So this and the "Animal slash Human Sex Police" is some ling of German sarcastic joke right? I mean, a country chastened by Hiter, the Eastern Front, having Germany divided and flattened by 2 wars knows ...what is important. Or did the Lawyer Vulture Cult which has helped drain America set its sights on Germany. After all, the Germans have lots of money! They actually build things to export! So after a while, Germans can have an "Anti-Animal-Sex-With-Humans" force of black uniformed apes, and throw everyone in jail! I would actually apply for one of those jobs , by the way! Ha ha!
04:02 March 17, 2012 by Dono
Hopefully Deutschland will not fall for this "War on Drugs" with soft stuff like marijuana. The US has blown billions of dollars and ruined countless live to no avail..not even a dent in marijuana use over the past 15 years.
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