Investigators from the Kern County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit, with each other with the California Division of Fish and Wildlife, raided illegal marijuana expanding operations in Rosamond and Mojave final week, seizing much more than four,800 plants. Pictures courtesy of Kern County Sheriff’s Workplace
The Kern County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit, functioning with officials from the California Division of Fish and Wildlife, raided illegal marijuana cultivation web-sites in Rosamond and Mojave, arresting 4 individuals and seizing processed marijuana worth much more than $two.five million.
The raids had been carried out on Oct. four.
Executing search warrants at the web-sites, investigators seized four,885 marijuana plants, 561 pounds of processed marijuana with an estimated street worth of much more than $two.five million and $four,949 in currency.
They also identified a stolen .357 Magnum revolver, officials stated.
Throughout the raids, investigators arrested Artemio Lepiz, 60, of Mojave Clark Lepiz 25, of Mojave Hamlet Abrahamyan, 26, of Rosamond and Fidel Torres, 48, of Rosamond.
All 4 had been arrested on charges of illegal cultivation of marijuana, according to Sheriff’s officials.
All 4 have pending court proceedings.
The two public agencies teamed up in July to search two areas for illegal marijuana expanding operations in Rosamond, resulting in the seizure of much more than three,700 plants with an estimated street worth of $17 million.
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