BUSTED: OVER THREE THOUSAND (3,000) ILLEGAL MARIJUANA PLANTS SEIZED BY DRUG ENFORCEMENT TEAM IN JOSEPHINE COUNTY, OREGON

BUST Waste from illegal pot grow 7 27 2022

Property is subject to multiple code violations through Josephine County Code Enforcement

GRANTS PASS, OR (July 28, 2022) - The Oregon State Police is reporting that on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, the OSP Southwest Region Drug Enforcement Section team served an illegal Marijuana search warrant in the 1600 block of Southside Rd., Grants Pass, Josephine County. 

As a result, 3,114 illegal Marijuana plants contained in five large greenhouses were located, seized, and ultimately destroyed. 

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MARIJUANA BUST 1 7 27 2022

Three individuals were detained at the scene; one adult male and two juveniles, all of whom have permanent addresses in New York. 

Also seized during the investigation was one semi-automatic firearm with no serial number.

Additionally, the property is subject to multiple code violations through Josephine County Code Enforcement for:

  • Human waste
  • Unpermitted structures (greenhouses)
  • Dangerous excavation

Josephine County will move forward with enforcement action against the property owner which could result in the property's closure for one calendar year (illegal drug cultivation) and possible civil forfeiture.

The investigation is ongoing and no further information is available at this time. 

 

 

 

 

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