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LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
Saturday December 15th, 2012 :: 11:07 a.m. PST

16 Tons of Marijuana Valued at $150-$300 Million Seized at Nursery in Long Beach

A Multi-agency Major Narcotics crew seized approximately 16 tons of marijuana Thursday afternoon.

Law enforcement investigators served a search warrant at the Rolling Hills Nursery on Orange Ave in Long Beach. The Marijuana was found in two large storage containers that were stored on the property. The estimated value of the marijuana is between $150 - $300 million dollars depending on the quality. Four male Hispanic suspects were arrested at the scene and subsequently transported to Lakewood Sheriff's Station for booking.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Headquarters Narcotics Bureau is leading the investigation and no further details are available at this time due to the ongoing investigation.

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Captain Mike Parker
Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau - Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
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Leroy D. Baca, Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

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