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Pomona Police Department
Thursday January 17th, 2019 :: 05:23 p.m. PST

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POMONA POLICE SERVES SEARCH WARRANTS AT ILLEGAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES

DATE: Thursday, January 17, 2019

TIME: 1100 hours

LOCATION:  1. 798 N Park Ave, Pomona
                      2. 788 E Holt Ave, Pomona

CRIME:  11360 H&S- Sales of Marijuana

VICTIM: State of California

SUSPECT:   Withheld pending investigation

UNIT:   Special Investigations Unit, Investigative Services Division and the California Department of Tax Fee Administration

NARRATIVE:

On 01-17-19 at 1100 hrs, the Pomona Police Special Investigations Unit, Detectives Bureau and Agents from the California Department of Tax Fee Administration executed two separate Search Warrants at known criminal Marijuana Dispensaries. These Dispensaries are operating illegally within the City of Pomona. These locations have been contacted numerous times by Pomona Code Inspectors in an effort to educate the owners about the violations of operating without a permit. These locations refused to comply with the city’s request to cease the illegal activities. Although the use of marijuana is legal in the State of California. The sales of Marijuana is illegal within city limits. These investigations are sensitive and all efforts to stop the activities are exhausted before Police action is used. During the investigation of the locations the teams recovered in excess of 26.7 pounds of marijuana. Well over 229 marijuana products and $5,641 in US Currency. Four arrests was made in conjunction with the service of the warrants. The criminal cases will be forwarded to the Los Angeles County District Attorney, Pomona Office for review.  

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Pomona Police Department at 909-620-2085.

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Special Investigations Unit
Pomona Police Department
(909) 620-2156

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490 West Mission Boulevard
Pomona, CA 91766

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