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Calaveras County Sheriff's Office
Friday April 5th, 2019 :: 09:42 a.m. PDT


Indoor Marijuana Grow Eradicated in Rural Angels Camp MEDIA RELEASE

Contact: Sergeant Greg Stark
Release Date: April 5th, 2019
Release Time: 0940 hours

(Angels Camp, CA) On April 3, 2019 members of the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Team served a search warrant for an illegal indoor marijuana grow at a residence in the 5000 block of Spur Rd, Angels Camp. Investigators found an unpermitted addition to a residence and a carport had been converted for marijuana cultivation. A total of 1,227 marijuana plants 64 pounds of processed marijuana and one shotgun were seized. 37 year old Feng Gao (Sacramento, CA) was arrested and booked into the Calaveras County Jail on charges of 11358(c) H&S-Illegal Marijuana Cultivation,11366 H&S-Maintaining a Drug House, 11359 H&S-Possession of Marijuana for Sale, 182(a)(1)PC-Criminal Conspiracy. Feng Gao’s bail was set at $150,000.00.

Calaveras County Code Compliance was contacted and posted the main residence and carport as substandard due to hazardous electrical conditions and no permits for structural changes. This investigation is ongoing. No further information is available at this time.

The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office encourages anyone with information on illegal marijuana cultivation sites or sites manufacturing concentrated cannabis to call the Sheriff’s Marijuana Tip Line at (209) 754-6870.

Calaveras County Sheriff's Office
Jeff Tuttle Dr
San Andreas, CA 95249

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 209-754-6500

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