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Calaveras County Sheriff's Office
Wednesday November 27th, 2019 :: 04:22 p.m. PST


MEDIA RELEASE Contact: Sergeant Greg Stark Release Date: November 27, 2019 Release Time: 2:30 PM

On November 26, 2019 the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Unit served a search warrant for illegal marijuana cultivation on an address located in the 17000 block of Jesus Maria Rd, in Mountain Ranch. Deputies located and seized 42.33 pounds of processed marijuana, 3.6 grams of methamphetamine, a firearm and ammunition, and illegal metal knuckles (brass knuckles). A suspect was located at the site and placed under arrest. Evidence at the scene indicated that over 100 pounds of processed marijuana had recently been removed from the site.
Daniel Maples, age 52 of Mountain Ranch, was booked into the Calaveras County Jail on charges of 11358 H&S Illegal Marijuana Cultivation, 11359 H&S Possession of Marijuana for Sale, 11364 H&S Possession of Unlawful Drug Paraphernalia, 11377 H&S Possession of a Controlled Substance, 290 (B) PC Failure to Register as a Sex Offender, 29800 PC Felon in Possession of a Firearm, 30305 PC Felon in Possession of Ammunition, and 21810 PC Possession of Brass Knuckles.
Evidence was collected at the scene and the investigation is ongoing.
The Calaveras Sheriff’s Office encourages anyone with knowledge of illegal marijuana operations to call the Sheriff’s Anonymous 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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