Marijuana Grow Site Pending Registration In Calaveras Busted

Marijuana Grow Site Pending Registration In Calaveras Busted 

On Tuesday members of the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Team accompanied Code Compliance Officers to a marijuana cultivation site on Walker Trail, between Copperopolis and Jenny Lind. This location was pending finalized registration, but was well in excess of the allowable canopy size. Upon arrival several subjects were seen fleeing on foot and several vehicles were found abandoned. Five plots with a total of 680 marijuana plants were eradicated Deputies also found connections and inter-linking roadways between the authorized sites. The Sheriff’s office obtained a search warrant for the surrounding interconnected locations. An additional 2,298 marijuana plants were eradicated along with a large quantity of drying marijuana, as well as thousands of pounds of marijuana in various stages of processing. Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Team members are still conducting follow-up and interviews. One firearm and a set of body armor were seized and a total of 2,978 marijuana plants were eradicated. 

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