verb (used with object), con·fis·cat·ed, con·fis·cat·ing.
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Hundreds of state police and other law enforcement officers converged on Mink Slide early the next morning, forcing residents from their houses and confiscating their guns, jewelry and money.America’s first post-World War II race riot led to the near-lynching of Thurgood Marshall|Chris Lamb|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
Yet the federal government continues to treat it like a schedule one narcotic — the same classification for heroin — and so sometimes its agents confiscate large amounts of product and cash.Morning Report: Border Patrol Is Tripping Up Legal Pot Operations|Voice of San Diego|June 29, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Josh Swider, CEO of InfiniteCAL, a testing lab in San Diego, said one of his sampling technicians was stopped at the end of May and 14 samples of hemp were confiscated.
Samuels said it would make sense if Border Patrol just logged shipments from state-licensed businesses and requested the Certificate of Analysis so they could keep track them, rather than confiscate the product.
Four days earlier, on June 24, 1969, the police, led by Deputy Inspector Seymour Pine, raided the Stonewall Inn and began arresting bar employees and confiscating liquor.How the New York Media Covered The Stonewall Riots|LGBTQ-Editor|June 23, 2020|No Straight News