Marijuana 7,700 pounds Seized in West Point CA 23 Arrested
CALAVERAS COUNTY (KGO) --
Calaveras County sheriff's deputies have arrested 23 people in connection with an illegal pot grow that netted more than three tons of marijuana.
Deputies seized 7,700 pounds of marijuana and other substances on Oct. 25 during a warrant search from three separate addresses in West Point, California. The cache has an estimated value of $8 million.
Investigators found 1,000 to 1,500 pounds of marijuana ready for sale and several hundred pounds were discovered that were already packaged and ready to ship. At least 1,048 plants were destroyed and just under $13,000 was seized as evidence.