Over 11,000 marijuana plants discovered in Kern grow site

Over 11,000 marijuana plants discovered in Kern grow site
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KERN COUNTY – On Thursday May 2nd five different locations on Wildwood Road were served search warrants as part of an operation to locate and close illegal marijuana grow sites.

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The execution of the search warrants, resulted in the discovery of “several large marijuana grows on a 78-acre property.” In all, 11,395 marijuana plants were seized, as well as two shotguns and two rifles.

36-year-old Jose Luis Naranjo Soto and 52-year-old Marcelo Flores were arrested on site and charged with conspiracy to maintain a residence to sell narcotics and cultivation of marijuana.

The agencies involved include the Kern County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team, along with Cal-MMET, HIDTA, KernCATT and Kern County Code Compliance.

Over 11,000 marijuana plants discovered in Kern grow site was last modified: May 3rd, 2019 by admin
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