Lassen County Authorities Serve Search Warrants at Unlawful Cannabis Grow Sites; Firearms and Meth Confiscated
Originally published October 4, 2023, by the Lassen County Sheriff’s Office:
On September 13th, 2023 the Lassen County Sheriff’s Office, along with the California Department of Cannabis Control, California State Parks Police, Lassen County Code Enforcement, California Highway Patrol Air Operations, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and California National Guard served two search warrants on conjoining illegal marijuana operations at a rural location in the Little Valley area.
Five suspects were detained and questioned regarding the operations. The search warrants resulted in 3,859 marijuana plants, 1,098 pounds of processed marijuana, five firearms, one of which was an “assault weapon” and 2 grams of methamphetamine. A 2021 motorhome was located on the grow site, which had been reported stolen from Camping World in Anderson, CA in February of 2022. The motorhome was new on the lot when it was stolen. The California Department of Cannabis Control will be submitting charges to the Lassen County District Attorney’s Office.