Family sues over death of marijuana-grower police chased with bulldozer

Pennsylvanian Grateful Dead fan Greg Longenecker, 51, died after being discovered growing pot on public land Pennsylvania state police acted recklessly when troopers used a bulldozer to pursue a 51-year-old Grateful Dead fan who had been caught growing marijuana on public land, killing him when he wound up under the machines treads, according to a civil rights lawsuit filed on Monday. Greg Longeneckers family said police had no business chasing him with a dangerous piece of machinery, especially over a few pot plants he was cultivating for personal use. His death last July, in a rural area about 75 miles outside Philadelphia, also provoked outrage from a marijuana advocacy group. They killed a beautiful human being, a caring, loving man, …