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SBSD - Victor Valley Sheriff's Department
Tuesday March 20th, 2018 :: 08:11 a.m. PDT

Advisory

The Sheriff's Narcotics Division serves warrant in the 8700 block of Eaby Rd, find illegal outdoor marijuana grow

DATE/TIME: Friday, March 16, 2018 / 8:00 a.m.

INCIDENT: Illegal Outdoor Marijuana Grow

LOCATION: 8700 Block of Eaby Road, Phelan

SUSPECT(S): * Ongoing Investigation *

SUMMARY:

The Sheriff’s Gangs/Narcotics Division - Marijuana Enforcement Team (MET) served a search warrant at the residence and found an illegal outdoor marijuana grow. About 150 marijuana plants were found growing on the property.

No one was home during the service of the search warrant. Investigators are in the process of identifying the tenants and/or property owners.

California’s newest form of marijuana laws, MAUCRSA, went into full effect on January 1st. San Bernardino County has an ordinance prohibiting Commercial Cannabis Activity which includes the outdoor cultivation of marijuana. San Bernardino County Land Use Services - Code Enforcement personnel are assisting in the investigation.

The Sheriff’s Gangs/Narcotics Division will continue to enforce California’s marijuana laws as well as the San Bernardino County ordinance.

Persons found to be violating the state marijuana laws and county ordinance are subject to fines, prosecution, and seizure of property. Property owners who are aware their tenants are growing marijuana on their rental properties in violation of state law and local ordinances may also be subject to civil or criminal sanctions.

The suspect(s) will face charges of Cultivation of Cannabis-over 6 plants.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation or is urged to contact the Sheriff’s Gangs/Narcotics Division at (909) 387-8400 or NARC-MET@sbcsd.org. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at www.wetip.com.



Refer: Sheriff’s Public Affairs
DR #: 651800129
Phone No. (909)387-3700
John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

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SBSD - Victor Valley Sheriff's Department
11613 Bartlett Ave
Adelanto, CA 92301

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