Photo: scene from the grow site
A recap from the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Official Facebook page-
On April 8th and 15th, 2021, the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Unit served search warrants at two unrelated illegal marijuana cultivations sites in Calaveras County.
On April 8th, 2021, a search warrant for illegal marijuana cultivation was served in the 10800 block of Milton Road in Jenny Lind. Deputies seized 1,246 growing marijuana plants and over 53 pounds of processed marijuana. The combined estimated value of the seized marijuana exceeds $909,300. The marijuana plants were being cultivated in 4 large “hoop house” structures on the property. Two suspects were issued citations at the scene.
Rang Janet Yuon, age 54, and Rom Yuon, age 47, were issued citations on charges of 11357 H&S Possession of Marijuana in Excess of Legal Amounts, 11358 H&S Illegal Marijuana Cultivation, 11359 H&S Possession of Marijuana for Sale, and 182 PC Conspiracy to Commit Crime.
On April 15, 2021, an unrelated search warrant for illegal marijuana cultivation was served in the 4000 block of Esmeralda Road in Murphys. This eradication is the fifth search warrant to be served at this location since 2017.
Deputies seized 810 growing marijuana plants with an estimated value exceeding $567,000. No suspects were contacted at the scene. Evidence was collected at the scene and the investigation is ongoing.
The Calaveras Sheriff’s Office encourages anyone with knowledge of illegal marijuana operations to call the Sheriff’s Office Anonymous Marijuana Tip Line at (209) 754-6870.
Calaveras County Marijuana Team Recap April 8th, 2021 was last modified: April 27th, 2021 by