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      Investigators raid medical marijuana protest organizer

      John Roberts organized this protest last week.

      The medical marijuana patient and caretaker who organized a protest outside the Saginaw County Courthouse last week, says investigators raided his home Tuesday.

      Thomas Township resident John Roberts organized the protest, accusing The Saginaw County Sheriff of raiding patients and caretakers. Protesters came from around the state, some holding signs reading, Learn the Law.

      Roberts, who is vice president of the Tri-City Compassion Club, said at the protest, "Our patients had to suffer because they don't believe in it. I don't give a rat's {expletive} what they believe in."

      Wednesday Roberts told NBC25 he believes investigators raided his home in retaliation. He says now he has patients who will suffer.

      Saginaw County Sheriff William Federspiel says his department had nothing to do with the raid, and that it was part of a federal investigation.

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