Sheriff’s Department announces 8 more arrests in illegal grow stings

Eight more people have been arrested in string of search warrants served by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Special Investigations Bureau’s Marijuana Enforcement Team in an effort to combat the problem of illegal marijuana grows in Anza and the surrounding communities. Due to the MET’s efforts, more than 61,000 plants with an estimated street value […]

Sheriff’s investigation into marijuana grow nets big bust

Sheriff’s investigation into marijuana grow nets big bust

Thirteen people were arrested and more than 11,000 marijuana plants were confiscated during a raid on two properties located on the Cahuilla Indian Reservation on Thursday, July 23, officials have announced. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department served two related search warrants for illegal marijuana cultivation located at the properties in the 39400 block of Cary Road and […]

Deputies destroy marijuana grow near Lake Skinner

WINCHESTER – An illegal marijuana grow was discovered in a nature preserve just north of Lake Skinner in Winchester, and close to 2,000 cannabis plants were seized, authorities reported on Wednesday, June 24. A Riverside County sheriff’s helicopter crew identified the grow while overflying Rawson Road earlier this month, according to Lt. David Teets. He said an investigation […]