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Posted on: January 17, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Illegal Marijuana Cultivation



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Illegal Marijuana Cultivation
Station Area:San Jacinto
Written Date:January 17, 2020Time:12:00 PM
Incident Date:January 17, 2020Time:6:33 PM
Incident Location:1100 Block of Laurelhurst Heights, San Jacinto
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Julio Olguin
File Number(s):I200170098

On Friday, January 17, 2020, at approximately 12:00 P.M., deputies from the San Jacinto Sheriff’s Station Problem Oriented Policing Team received information from Southern California Edison on suspicious power readings at the 1100 Block of Laurel Heights, in the city of San Jacinto. This incident was immediately investigated and deputies identified a possible grow house. A search warrant was authored for the grow house and executed at 06:33 P.M. During the service of the warrant  approximately 1800 Marijuana plants were located at various stages of growth, along with 50 pounds of processed Marijuana. 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 deputies Graham or Grier at (951) 654-2702.


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