Calaveras Authorities Bust Another Illegal Marijuana Grow

Calaveras Authorities Bust Another Illegal Marijuana Grow

Calaveras County authorities busted another illegal marijuana grow last week. According to the Calaveras Sheriff’s Office, on Friday, members of the Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Team assisted Code Compliance in serving an abatement warrant at a location off Nikki Trail in the Mountain Ranch area. Upon arrival deputies found a still smoldering trash fire, open fertilizer containers and an open pipe flowing raw sewage into an open septic tank. 788 marijuana plants with an estimated street value of $2.6 million were eradicated. Additionally one subject, Michael Braley of Las Vegas, was arrested for an out of county no bail misdemeanor warrant. Various code enforcement violations were also noted by CAL FIRE along with county officials. 

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