OHIO AG DEPT. & STATE’S TOP COP SUED FOR FOOD CO-OP RAIDSubmitted by xxx-by_request on Wed, 01/07/2009 - 07:16
By Sarah Foster
Posted 1:00 AM Eastern
January 7, 2009
It’s been over a month since a team of 10, heavily armed sheriff deputies, at the behest of county and state agencies, conducted an aggressive mid-day, search-and-seize raid of the home of John and Jacqueline Stowers, owners of an organic food co-op called Manna Storehouse in LaGrange, Ohio -- and tore their world apart.
The couple has not yet been charged with a crime, but they don’t have to wait to become defendants in a trial -- they’re the plaintiffs in a court action launched by two advocacy groups on their behalf.
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