BIG SPRINGS, Cali--Tuesday, July 7th the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office along with other law enforcement agencies, conducted a search warrant operations for illicit plants in the Mt. Shasta Vista area of Siskiyou County.
Law enforcement arrested 5 people and found 4,369 illegal marijuana plants.The plants were located within numerous greenhouses and illegal outdoor sites on the properties.
locations of the greenhouses are roughly situated 27-miles southeast of Yreka.
380 pounds of processed marijuana were seized, along with one firearm, and thousands of dollars of suspected illicit drug money.
The drugs confiscated were had budded flowers, which indicates many of the plants were close to harvest or in the final stages of being harvested and processed for packaging, transportation, and illegal sales.