Another Busy Week For Calaveras MEU

Another Busy Week For Calaveras MEU

It was another busy week for the Calaveras Marijuana Enforcement Unit.  For the third time, team members served a search warrant for illegal marijuana cultivation at an address off Esmeralda Rd. in Murphys last Thursday.  Deputies eradicated 934 growing marijuana plants and seized nearly 4 pounds of processed marijuana.   Evidence was collected at the scene which indicated a marijuana concentrate extraction operation.  2 subjects were arrested on various charges. This location was previously eradicated in 2017 and 2018.   Another search warrant was served on Friday off of Segale Rd. in Avery for illegal marijuana cultivation. Deputies eradicated 711 growing marijuana plants.  Additionally, deputies seized 1 firearm and arrested two suspects.   And another search warrant was served on Saturday, at a parcel off of Toll Bridge Rd. in San Andreas where Deputies eradicated 1,408 growing marijuana plants.  No subjects were located at the scene, however, evidence was collected and the investigation is ongoing. This location was previously eradicated in 2018. Investigation into the illegal activities associated with all of these sites is ongoing. The Calaveras Sheriff’s Office encourages anyone with knowledge of illegal marijuana operations to call the Sheri ff’s Anonymous Marijuana Tip Line at 209-754-6870.                                                                                        

Written by KVGC Staff

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