Templeton charged that in 2017, Lindsey visited the property and presented a business card noting he was a county commissioner. Templeton also asserts that Lindsey told the residential or commercial property owners “you chose the wrong area,” and “what you are doing is illegal.”

A problem was filed on July 17 by William Templeton of Albany, on behalf of himself and a number of member of the family associated with the cannabis operation at Butte Creek Estates.