Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Team Recap May 5th and 6th 2021
Photo: scene from the grow site
Originally published as a Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post –
“On May 5th, 2021, the Calaveras County Marijuana Enforcement Unit served a search warrant for illegal marijuana cultivation in the 9000 block of Whiskey Slide Road in Mountain Ranch. Deputies seized 1,973 growing marijuana plants with an estimated value exceeding $1,970,000.
Garbage and debris were scattered throughout the site, and improvised and unpermitted electrical connections were discovered. No suspects were contacted at the scene. Evidence was collected and the investigation is ongoing. Search warrants have previously been served at this location in 2017 and in 2020, in which 4,573 and 2,239 growing marijuana plants had been seized respectively.
On May 6th, 2021, an unrelated search warrant was served in the 4000 block of Rocky Road in San Andreas. Deputies seized 2,394 growing marijuana plants with an estimated total exceeding 1,675,000. This site contained unpermitted structures and debris was scattered throughout the site.
This site was subject to a previous search warrant in 2020 in which 496 growing marijuana plants and over 80 pounds of processed marijuana had been seized. No suspects were contacted at the scene. Evidence was collected 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.”
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