Google Earth Helps Cops In Drug Bust

The Journal Times reports Sheriffs in Racine County used Google Earth to pinpoint the locations of marijuana fields in the County. Officials arrested Dean Brown last Friday, when they arrested him, they found a GPS device with coordinates in saved memory. Drug agents plugged those coordinates into Google Earth to view satellite imagery of the location and pinpoint the exact area of the marijuana fields. Brown now faces six criminal charges including “possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia, and four counts of manufacturing marijuana.”

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