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Posted by: thepinetree on 10/06/2017 12:22 PM Updated by: thepinetree on 10/06/2017 12:22 PM
Expires: 01/01/2022 12:00 AM
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Two Day Walker Trail Marijuana Eradication

Copperopolis, CA...On 10-4-17 members of the Calaveras County Sheriff's Office Marijuana Enforcement Team accompanied Code Compliance Officers on the service of an abatement warrant at a marijuana cultivation site on Walker Trail, which is rurally located between Copperopolis and Jenny Lind. This location was pending finalized registration with the Planning Department as a commercial medical marijuana cultivation site, however numerous additional marijuana cultivation plots well in excess of the allowable canopy size had been discovered on this parcel.





Upon arrival several subjects were seen fleeing on foot. Several trucks seen driving on the property were also abandoned in the roadway when deputies attempted contact with the drivers, who also fled on foot. Fish and Wildlife Game Wardens responded to the scene for evidence of poaching, as well as environmental impacts of this site on nearby creeks. Five plots with a total of 680 marijuana plants were eradicated.

Deputies found connections and inter-linking roadways between the unauthorized sites with three surrounding parcels that had commercial marijuana cultivation registrations underway, including the original parcel that was subject to the planned abatement.

The Sheriff's Office obtained a search warrant for the surrounding interconnected locations. An additional 2,298 marijuana plants were eradicated along with a large quantity of drying marijuana, as well as thousands of pounds of marijuana in various stages of processing. None of the fleeing suspects were captured during this operation, but multiple campsites and personal property located on scene indicated that individuals were living on-site cultivating and processing the marijuana. Due to the large number and size of the marijuana plants, the eradication of the plots was completed on 10-5-17. Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Team members are still conducting follow-up and interviews. No further information is available at this time. One firearm and a set of body armor were seized during the search warrant service. A total of 2,978 marijuana plants were eradicated. Thousands of pounds of drying and processed marijuana were also seized.






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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-10-06 12:32:31   By: Anonymous
 
EVERYONE GOT AWAY?!!!

Really, now, come on.

There is one person who cannot run: the Land Owner.

Confiscate the land under RICCO!

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Regulate these mofo's
Posted on: 2017-10-06 12:33:22   By: Anonymous
 
Regulation at work people. Don't end this by banning. Keep taxing the hell out of the growers to pay to rid our county of this garbage!

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    Re: Regulate these mofo's
    Posted on: 2017-10-06 12:50:30   By: Anonymous
     
    Scratch one doper scumbag, couple of thousand more to go:

    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) -- A man who was serving a life sentence for killing a worker at his California marijuana farm has died following an apparent suicide attempt at a federal prison in Indiana.

    The Bureau of Prisons says 35-year-old Mikal Xylon Wilde was found unresponsive Sept. 22 in his cell in Terre Haute, Indiana.

    Vigo (VEE'-goh) County Coroner Susan Amos says Wilde apparently hanged himself in his cell. He was pronounced dead Sept. 26 at a local hospital.

    The Kneeland, California, man was sentenced to life in prison plus 35 years in 2015 on murder and drug trafficking convictions.

    Prosecutors said Wilde opened fire in August 2010 on immigrants he'd hired to work at his marijuana farm after they quit and demanded payment.

    Mario Roberto Juarez-Madrid, a Guatemalan father of two, was killed.


    And they keep claiming that they are kumbaya singing saints! NOT!

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    Re: Regulate these mofo's
    Posted on: 2017-10-06 12:50:36   By: Anonymous
     
    It's like driving a Jello logging truck, eventually someday your radio will die.

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      Re: Regulate these mofo's
      Posted on: 2017-10-09 06:39:17   By: Anonymous
       
      Idiot

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    Re: Regulate these mofo's
    Posted on: 2017-10-06 13:04:00   By: Anonymous
     
    BAN, BAN, BAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!









































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    Re: Regulate these mofo's
    Posted on: 2017-10-07 13:48:05   By: Anonymous
     

    Re:
    Posted on: 2017-10-07 13:42:08 By: Anonymous
    someday a close friend or relative if not yourself, will have a horrible slow death to cancer. Or maybe you will have a child that suffers from seizures and is bound to a stroller or wheelchair, they wear a helmet 24 hrs a day and they only eat through the tube that you must connect into there torso. mind you they have 300+ seizures a day taking up to 70 different pills, and each pill comes w side effects. sad to say this is a 3 year old child expected to live only to 13. I wish this on no one! ONLY UNTIL YOU CLOSED MINDED, AFRAID OF CHANGE, SIMPLETONS GET 1ST HAND EXPERIENCE OF THIS HELL WILL YOU NEVER UNDERSTAND THAT CANNABIS CURES & HEALS THE BODY! THERE ARE PEOPLE THAT DEPEND ON IT TO STAY ALIVE AND HEAL!


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      Re: Regulate these mofo's
      Posted on: 2017-10-07 15:39:44   By: Anonymous
       
      Pure bull pucky.

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        Re: Regulate these mofo's
        Posted on: 2017-10-07 19:21:35   By: Anonymous
         
        and that is being very kind

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      Re: Regulate these mofo's
      Posted on: 2017-10-07 21:09:02   By: Anonymous
       
      So anyone who has an illness that requires marijuana can have it. A Ban is for commercial cultivation. You are spreading misinformation and working to people's vulnerabilities. Let's talk about compassion. How is that the patients and caregivers were shoved aside in the initial stages of the application process only so that the growers could register themselves first? Be real.

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        Re: Regulate these mofo's
        Posted on: 2017-10-08 00:56:35   By: Anonymous
         
        So, I have an owe, therefore, it is OK for me to smoke opium? Not!

        But my doc and I may chose a short course of some derivative that he can control both the formulation and the dosage, with traceability and confidence of purity and freedom from contamination.

        Or, I can just buck up and deal with life as it comes to me. Your are born, live, have tribulations, and yes, die. There is a delusion out there that the only way to go is blotto off your gord. There is another way: Embrace life for what it is and live your life with honesty.

        Stop the evil lie.

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          Re: Regulate these mofo's
          Posted on: 2017-10-12 14:03:26   By: Anonymous
           
          You are a perfect example of the definition, P.O.S. Kudos, maybe someday you'll know suffering as I. Chemicals do not always work for convulsions hopefully a family member, loved one ect.ect will deliver you such a gift. Good day dick head! Move california is no longer the place for a sister humper like yourself.

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under-cooked pork on your dashboard
Posted on: 2017-10-06 12:54:05   By: Anonymous
 
makes me happy.

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    Re: under-cooked pork on your dashboard
    Posted on: 2017-10-06 13:09:42   By: Anonymous
     
    Hey, I know where that RV parks is--------------well, it may be one of the several hundred scattered around the county. Clean these sites up, please. Don't see his RV sewer hook up. Like the guy on Cedar to craps outside in front of people, so sad.

    [Reply ]

      Re: under-cooked pork on your dashboard
      Posted on: 2017-10-06 13:31:33   By: Anonymous
       
      pooping outside is fun, and entertaining to guests.

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Pajama Boys in Safe Spaces.
Posted on: 2017-10-06 13:33:19   By: Anonymous
 
Kinda like those twirly things on Strippers breasts.

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    Re: Pajama Boys in Safe Spaces.
    Posted on: 2017-10-07 06:23:34   By: Anonymous
     
    Nipple tassels. Not every woman can wear them. Some men say they love breast, all of them. Not me, I have standards, just think of Hillary wearing them? Now you know why Bill Clinton does what he does and LIED UNDER OATH with his hand on the BOOK OF GOD. He's going to hell, oh wait, he lives with Satan, also known as, the evil lying Hillary....AHA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA

    [Reply ]

      HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!
      Posted on: 2017-10-08 10:45:02   By: Anonymous
       


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I like
Posted on: 2017-10-06 14:26:46   By: Anonymous
 
What they did with the 5 gallon buckets a lot.

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    Re: I like
    Posted on: 2017-10-06 15:35:48   By: Anonymous
     
    That bucket is the toilet in a different terms... calaveras county and the good old USA no thank you to what for it..Bill Clinton Blame on that kneel suckin al gore rimmer. Hug a tree save a Libby demo dumbasss. Don't forget to take a selfie.

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      Re: I like
      Posted on: 2017-10-06 16:45:35   By: Anonymous
       
      ????? Somebody’s been puffin the doobage. Puff puff give homie. Don’t be a bogart...

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        Re: I like
        Posted on: 2017-10-06 16:57:01   By: Anonymous
         
        Supervisors do the right thing and outright ban this crap!

        [Reply ]

          Re: I like
          Posted on: 2017-10-07 06:25:22   By: Anonymous
           
          But the Supervisors brought this and all that money to us in the first place. Make up your mind.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-10-06 17:25:27   By: Anonymous
 
Helicopters, loaded with Round Up should take care of it. Confiscate the property and then condem it as a hazardous waste site. Clean it up and charge the owner for it. Tough love :-)


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    Spray Round-Up
    Posted on: 2017-10-06 17:46:43   By: Anonymous
     
    Ya, Round-Up is not toxic...sure.
    Unless you know.... STFU.

    [Reply ]

      Re: Spray Round-Up
      Posted on: 2017-10-07 15:43:52   By: Anonymous
       
      I prefer paraquat mixed with dicambra and 2,4D.

      The later kills the weed, the f order kills the dumas who smokes the s h I t.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2017-10-07 06:15:39   By: Anonymous
     
    Damn, you really are a nitwit. Would you like to wear a traffic cone on that hollow noggin of yours and sit in a corner somewhere?

    [Reply ]

    Re:
    Posted on: 2017-10-07 13:42:08   By: Anonymous
     
    someday a close friend or relative if not yourself, will have a horrible slow death to cancer. Or maybe you will have a child that suffers from seizures and is bound to a stroller or wheelchair, they wear a helmet 24 hrs a day and they only eat through the tube that you must connect into there torso. mind you they have 300+ seizures a day taking up to 70 different pills, and each pill comes w side effects. sad to say this is a 3 year old child expected to live only to 13. I wish this on no one! ONLY UNTIL YOU CLOSED MINDED, AFRAID OF CHANGE, SIMPLETONS GET 1ST HAND EXPERIENCE OF THIS HELL WILL YOU NEVER UNDERSTAND THAT CANNABIS CURES & HEALS THE BODY! THERE ARE PEOPLE THAT DEPEND ON IT TO STAY ALIVE AND HEAL!


    [Reply ]

      Re:
      Posted on: 2017-10-07 14:22:35   By: Anonymous
       
      Nobody is denying you your medicine, nobody is saying you can't grow your six plants. Calm down. And get your stinking commercial grows out of the residential neighborhoods. You have to know that it is unacceptable to have large grows next to families. I have kids too and I don't like them exposed to the commercial grows and all that comes with them. Stick to the issues instead of letting your emotions rule, it makes your argument look silly.

      [Reply ]

        Re:
        Posted on: 2017-10-07 21:11:31   By: Anonymous
         
        Yes!

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2017-10-07 14:27:52   By: Anonymous
       
      FYI calling people names and putting them down, especially when they have legitimate concerns of there own, only weakens your stance. Grow up.

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2017-10-07 15:46:12   By: Anonymous
       
      Repeated bull pucky.

      Dopers are like broken records, their little thoughts go round and round.



      [Reply ]

No Subject
Posted on: 2017-10-06 20:04:13   By: Anonymous
 
Those plants are growing upside-down, and need water.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2017-10-06 23:38:28   By: Anonymous
     
    ^ Good eye.

    [Reply ]

    Re:
    Posted on: 2017-10-08 01:03:30   By: Anonymous
     
    Plant lives matter!

    Stop the exploitation of helpless weeds by evil scumbag dopers!

    Free the weed now! Erradicate the doper scumbags!

    [Reply ]

No Subject
Posted on: 2017-10-07 06:27:57   By: Anonymous
 
huh? Only one Corona beer bottle? Where's the rest?

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2017-10-07 08:52:19   By: Anonymous
     
    Thankfully no LEO's were injured. OH by the way how are the Yuba County deputies doing? I'm sure the Rastafarians are administering to their well being.

    BAN ALL THIS CANNABIS CRAP

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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-10-07 09:22:57   By: Anonymous
 
The same property owner has another huge grow op 2.7 miles to the south-east, just north of the Salt Springs Rd-Hunt Rd intersection. Degrees decimal minutes 38 3.800N by 120 42.350E. Check it out on Google Earth. The gardens are way over 1/2 acre each, multiple plots, spread out onto two separate parcels. The eastern parcel is listed as a commercial applicant under the name Philip Isidro, but that is not the property owner. The second parcel is not a parcel that was applied for to be a commercial grow. Same situation as the one they busted on Walker; applicant name is different than the property owner. I have to guess this is where all the runners who fled the bust on Walker ended up. You know they are connected being that the property owner is the same. Why did the Sheriff not bust this grow(s) at the same time? Time to go check it out boys, and have a chat with the property owner too.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2017-10-07 09:32:24   By: Anonymous
     
    I said just north of the Salt Springs-Hunt intersection. Really it is 1.2 miles north, up the ranch road that goes north. One plot is right on the stream. Google Earth sliced together two different images there but you can clearly see the grow being set up in the dead grass/latest part of the image.

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2017-10-07 11:27:37   By: Anonymous
       
      That was the "Heiser Canyon" grow that was eradicated on 8/2/17.

      Mymotherlode.com had an article on it you can google search for. Allegedly the worst environmental scene they had come across.

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        Re:
        Posted on: 2017-10-07 14:35:54   By: Anonymous
         
        OK, thanks for the info. Now I wonder why it took 2 months to bust another "registered" grow site way out of compliance, same property owner and all. Hopefully they find this owner and have a little chat. The growers state over and over that the people who applied, or registered, whatever, don't have any environmental etc issues. Obviously not the case.

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          Re:
          Posted on: 2017-10-07 15:49:47   By: Anonymous
           
          It's actually a different owner. I spent quite a bit of time at the recorders office looking up info.

          I wonder who you are... we have the same hobby - I like finding grows on Google earth. Wish I had access to the counties more up to date imagery from GeoNorth.

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            Re:
            Posted on: 2017-10-07 16:21:22   By: Anonymous
             
            Thanks again, my current info is a couple years old. At one point it was the same owner, guess they sold out. I used to have access to a site called Realquest and (if you pay) it gives you access to property records that are up to date. Appraisers, real estate agents, and the like use it. Beats the heck out of spending time at the county offices.
            I love hunting around with Google Earth. When the county first published the grower list I used GIS and that list to make an overlay for Google Earth of all the grow site parcels, their names, addresses, etc. Made it pretty interesting. Maybe we will run into each other some day.

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              Re:
              Posted on: 2017-10-07 17:35:49   By: Anonymous
               
              I hope so. I have a lot of information to share. If only code enforcement had more resources.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-10-07 15:33:32   By: Anonymous
 
OK, so it sounds like the general county population does not want a commercial grow around them, and the growers are needing to grow medicine to help the sick, God bless their hearts.
I have an idea I have not heard anyone talk about yet and could possibly make everyone happy, or at least a solid compromise. There is a 640+- acre parcel of land about a mile north of Telegraph Ct and Hwy 4 and right near the county line. A fellow named Joshua Moore applied for a commercial grow there and was denied (however, as of 5/18/17 there is a visible grow operating, per Google Earth). Nobody around for miles, no neighbors, can't be seen from the road. Gentle terrain, plenty of sun and water.
Why does't the county buy this parcel and consolidate all the commercial grows there? The county has stated there will be approximately 200 legal commercial growers by the time the dust settles. If each grower is going to have 1/2 acre of grass maximum, that equals out to 100 acres total commercial canopy. The 640 acre parcel would have plenty of room for 100 acres of canopy. Each grower gets their designated 1/2 acre plot, earned by a lottery selection. They could have county employees that work there full time to monitor compliance, environmental, and safety issues. If a grower somehow becomes out of compliance, then they forfeit their plot and a lottery picks a new grower for the plot. The county could have a nice paved access straight off of Hwy 4 to the property, power lines are nearby at the Snow turkey ranch, water could be supplied via wells. Completely fence it like a prison and have a guard station to monitor access to the parcel. Right at the county line so all the grower traffic is consolidated mostly away from folks, plus gives a large pool of potential workers from the valley, good access to Ag supplies, etc. County gets to tax the hell out of them, growers get to grow, the general population is spared from having commercial grows all over. Seems like everybody would get their way, at least partially if not completely. Plus, if anyone sees more than six plants growing somewhere then it immediately means the grower is illegal. Seems like a sensible win-win situation.

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    Re: 100 acres total grow site
    Posted on: 2017-10-07 23:42:30   By: Anonymous
     
    Does sound reasonable - wont deplete local ranch aquifers either.

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Walker Trail Pot bust
Posted on: 2017-10-07 21:22:30   By: Anonymous
 
How is this not a Federal Crime where they prosecute these folks on Federal Drug Charges ? A medical site with an extra 3-4 tons of pot ? How is it even remotely legal ?

[Reply ]

    Re: Walker Trail Pot bust
    Posted on: 2017-10-08 02:39:35   By: Anonymous
     
    Ask a unicorn.

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    Re: Walker Trail Pot bust
    Posted on: 2017-10-08 10:01:14   By: Anonymous
     
    it's not. But most of the grows that are busted are from neighbor complaints. Just about every parcel in that area has a grow on it, so no one is complaining against each other. It wasn't until they got ridiculously greedy and started growing multiple acres of weed that the county cracked down.

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