Kern County Sheriff’s Office breaks up illegal marijuana grow operation

Kern County Sheriff’s Office breaks up illegal marijuana grow operation
Photo: Kern County Sheriff’s Office
Originally published 10-5-20 via Nixle
by the Kern County Sheriff’s Office:

“Deputies from the Kern County Sheriff’s Office Taft Substation received several reports of illegal narcotics activity in the 22700 Block D Street in McKittrick. During the investigation, deputies discovered an illegal marijuana grow in the area.

On October 5, 2020, at approximately 8:00 a.m., Deputies, with the assistance of Officers from the Taft Police Department, executed a search warrant at the location of the illegal marijuana grow.

Deputies located and seized 48 marijuana plants, approximately 600 pounds of processed marijuana, a stolen handgun, and live ammunition.  The seized marijuana has an estimated street value of $600,000.

Two male adults were arrested at the location. The suspects were identified as 34 year-old Adolfo Garcia and 32 year-old Orlando Muniz. Garcia and Muniz were booked into the Kern County Jail for marijuana cultivation, possession of marijuana for sales, possession of stolen property, and conspiracy.”

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