Goffs, CA: Deputies cited three people on charges of Cultivation of Cannabis after serving a search warrant at a parcel of property.

By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):

Source: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station (Information and Press Release):

Goffs, California: The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station has released publicly information regarding deputies cited 3 people following served a search warrant at a parcel of property that occurred on Monday, February 8th, 2021.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, starting at 1:00 p.m., investigators from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department – Colorado River Station, served a search warrant at a parcel of property in Goffs, California.

Colorado River Station personnel had information about large outdoor marijuana cultivations in the area. Colorado River Station personnel located and detained 3 suspects during the service of the search warrant. Investigators developed probable cause to arrest the 3 persons detained. Investigators seized 2,001 marijuana plants.

The investigation revealed the cannabis cultivation was not in compliance with California’s Medical and Adult Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) and San Bernardino County’s ordinance prohibiting Commercial Cannabis Activity. San Bernardino County has an ordinance prohibiting Commercial Cannabis Activity, which includes growing marijuana plants outdoors.

The Sheriff’s Department will continue to enforce California’s cannabis laws and the San Bernardino County’s ordinance regarding cannabis cultivation and distribution. Persons found guilty of violating the state law and county ordinance are subject to fines, prosecution, and property seizure.

Property owners who are growing marijuana, or are aware their tenants are growing marijuana on their properties violate the state law. Local ordinances may also be subject to civil or criminal sanctions. Property owners are encouraged to contact their local law enforcement or code compliance agency to confirm if cultivating cannabis is prohibited or allowed under specific regulations.

The suspects were cited on charges of Cultivation of Cannabis; over six plants, misdemeanor.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Sheriff’s Department, Colorado River Station at (760)326-9200. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463), or you may leave the information on the We-Tip Hotline website at http://www.wetip.com.

Refer: Cpl. J. Rivas

Station: Colorado River Station

Phone No. (760)326-9200

Case No. DR # 102100080

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