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Kern County Sheriff's Office Serves Search Warrant, Seizes 11,395 Marijuana Plants.

On May 2, 2019, the Kern County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at five separate locations on Wildwood Road south of Highway 46. As a result, deputies located several large marijuana grows on a 78-acre property.

A total of 11,395 marijuana plants were seized. A further search of the property revealed four firearms, two shotguns and two rifles.

Press Release : KCSO

Deputies arrested Jose Luis Naranjo Soto age 36, and Marcelo Flores age 52, at the property for various charges to include conspiracy to maintain a residence to sell narcotics, as well as cultivation of marijuana.

The search warrants were served with the Kern County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team, along with Cal-MMET, HIDTA, KernCATT and Kern County Code Compliance. 

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