Nearly 20,000 Marijuana Plants seized on one day

Nearly 20,000 Marijuana Plants seized on one day

WOOL MOUNTAIN – On August 16th the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office, as well as The United States Forest Service and The California Department of Fish and Wildlife, went out into multiple locations in the Wool Mountain area.

As a result 19,786 marijuana plants were seized, as well as 4,590 pounds of processed marijuana. As is often the case with illegal grow sites, officers also discovered illegal water diversion.

Although no arrests were made at the time, “numerous individuals were detained, interviewed and later released”. However, criminal complaints will be sent to the District Attorney’s office to be reviewed and potentially filed

  • 11358(d)(3) HS-Cultivation of Marijuana
  • 11359 HS-Possession of Marijuana with intent for sales
  • 182 PC-Conspiracy to commit a crime
  • 1602 FG – Water diversion
  • 5650 FG – Hazardous materials (petroleum like) left in waterways
  • 5652 FG – Hazardous materials (trash like) left in waterways.
Nearly 20,000 Marijuana Plants seized on one day was last modified: August 27th, 2019 by admin
Categories: Trinity

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