Investigators from the Kern County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit, with each other with the California Division of Fish and Wildlife, raided illegal marijuana increasing operations in Rosamond and Mojave final week, seizing a lot more than four,800 plants. Photographs 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 pages in Rosamond and Mojave, arresting 4 folks and seizing processed marijuana worth a lot more than $two.five million.
The raids have been carried out on Oct. four.
Executing search warrants at the web pages, investigators seized four,885 marijuana plants, 561 pounds of processed marijuana with an estimated street worth of a lot more than $two.five million and $four,949 in currency.
They also located a stolen .357 Magnum revolver, officials stated.
In the course of 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 have 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 increasing operations in Rosamond, resulting in the seizure of a lot more than three,700 plants with an estimated street worth of $17 million.