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Posted on: January 31, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Illegal Marijuana Cultivation

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RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Illegal Marijuana Cultivation 
Station Area:San Jacinto
Written Date:January 31, 2020Time:10:00 AM
Incident Date:January 31, 2020Time:12:45 PM
Incident Location:1800 Block of Hemet Street, San Jacinto
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Julio Olguin
File Number(s):I200310086



On Friday, January 31, 2020, at approximately 10:00 A.M., deputies from the San Jacinto Sheriff’s Station Problem Oriented Policing Team authored a search warrant for an illegal indoor marijuana grow house, in the city of San Jacinto. The search warrant was executed at 12:45 P.M. During the service of the warrant  approximately 900 marijuana plants were located at various stages of growth, along with 40 pounds of processed marijuana. California Edison located an illegal electrical by-pass and estimated the utility theft at over $12,000. No subjects were located inside the residence, this investigation is on-going.  Anyone with additional information is urged to call the San Jacinto Police Department Deputy Grier at (951) 654-2702.

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