SANTA CLARA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE MARIJUANA ERADICATION TEAM ERADICATED $33 MILLION DOLLARS OF MARIJUANA IN 5 OPERATIONS
Office of the Sheriff
On July 15, 2016, the Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Eradication Team (MET) eradicated a marijuana grow on UCSC property at Mt. Hamilton and Kincaid Road in unincorporated Santa Clara County. During this operation, one suspect was arrested and a stolen assault rifle was seized. The assault rifle was stolen from a location in Sacramento and was loaded with steel penetrator tip rounds.
So far, in the 5 operations conducted in 2016, the Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Eradication Team has seized over 28,350 marijuana plants, arrested 2 people and seized 1 loaded assault rifle. The estimated street value of the seized marijuana is valued at $33 Million Dollars. Each of the MET investigations were conducted into illegal marijuana operations that are not in compliance with the State of California laws regarding the use and possession of medicinal marijuana.
If anyone has any information about any illegal marijuana operations, please contact our Marijuana Eradication Team at 408-808-4420.