Marijuana Grow Sites Diverting Water

YREKA, Calif. — Siskiyou County Sheriff Jon Lopey says illegal marijuana grows are using more than a million gallons of water per day, which could hurt farmers and firefighters as the county goes through a drought. Last year the sheriff’s office recovered 189,000 illegal marijuana plants from public lands. Lopey estimates that each individual plant … Continue reading »

Arrest Sweep Through Happy Camp

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Ore.– A sweep through Siskiyou County resulted in at least 18 arrests, Wednesday. The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department, The County Probation Department, California Highway Patrol, The Department of Fish and Wildlife, and the United States Forest Service all teamed up to conduct a special enforcement detail in Happy Camp. They were looking for … Continue reading »