Riverside County Sheriff’s Department MET serves search warrant in Aguanga on property related to Homestead Fire

Burned marujuana plants are discovered at a property related to the Homestead Fire, where the Hemet Sheriff's MET serve a warrant Wednesday, August 24. Anza Valley Outlook/Courtesy photo
Riverside County Sheriff's Department’s regional Marijuana Enforcement Team served a search warrant in Aguanga on a property related to Homestead Fire Thursday, August 24.According to department officials, MET eradicated 1,620 marijuana plants that remained on the property and seized 400 pounds of processed marijuana. During the search warrant service, additional illegal grow sites were identified and will be eradicated.While the fire department did not provide a cause of the blaze, fire department investigators did find several unpermitted and exposed electrical connections near the fire's origin. These hazards are believed to be the cause of the fire, said a Riverside County Sheriff’s Department spokesman.[gallery td_select_gallery_slide="slide" ids="82349,82350,82346,823
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