Early Morning Raid Uproots 130 Marijuana Plants

Early Morning Raid Uproots 130 Marijuana Plants
Photo: Pablo Cruz-Chavez, John Montgomery and Johnathan Montgomery

TURLOCK – An early morning raid on July 18 resulted in the discovery of an illegal marijuana grow.

In the first place, TPD officers arrived at a residence in the 500 block of Grant Avenue at 7:00 a.m. with a search warrant.

Then, Investigators seized 130 marijuana plants weighing over 300 pounds.  These plants grew in the backyard.

Inside the house law enforcement also seized a small amount of meth.  The arrestees are –

  • 34-year-old Pablo Cruz-Chavez, cultivation of marijuana and providing false info to police;
  • 55-year-old John Montgomery, cultivation of marijuana and two outstanding warrants;
  • 29-year-old Johnathan Montgomery, child endangerment and two outstanding warrants.

In summary, Turlock Police Chief Ninus Amirfar said, ‘Large scale marijuana cultivation in the city of Turlock remains illegal.”

“Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call Detective Tony Argueta at 209-668-5550 ext. 6738. You can also contact the TPD’s Tip Line at 209-668-5550 extension 6780 or email at tpdtipline@turlock.ca.us.”

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