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Posted by: thepinetree on 05/04/2018 09:56 AM Updated by: thepinetree on 05/04/2018 09:56 AM
Expires: 01/01/2023 12:00 AM
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Over 4,000 Marijuana Plants Eradicated at Burson Residence.

Burson, CA...On 5-3-18 members of the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Team served a search warrant at a residence in the 5000 block of Southworth Road in Burson for illegal marijuana cultivation. On this 5 acre parcel with a single story residence, investigators found numerous cargo containers and enclosed structures that had been converted for growing marijuana indoors. Several large industrial sized generators were running to power many of the grow rooms. These generators were enclosed in structures with insulation and foam padding around the interior walls. Although the interior of the residence itself did not contain any growing marijuana, the entire front yard surrounding an empty in ground pool had several thousand marijuana plants growing in pots.






A total of 4,834 marijuana plants were eradicated and 3 subjects arrested for illegal marijuana cultivation (11358(c)H&S, 11358(d)(3)(b)H&S, 11358(d)(3)(c)H&S), maintaining a drug house (11366H&S), and criminal conspiracy (182PC). All three subjects were booked into the Calaveras County Jail with $50,000 bail:
Yi Lin (age 58) of Marlton, New Jersey
Ni Kong (age 57) of New York, New York
Ni Shao (age 51) of Seattle, Washington
*Shao originally provided the name and identification of Hongde Zheng but after fingerprinting, Shao’s identity was confirmed that he is a previously deported subject from being in the United States illegally and has an active warrant for burglary out of Newport Beach, CA.






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Welcome to Ban Land
Posted on: 2018-05-04 10:00:36   By: Anonymous
 
Thank you Dennis, Clyde, and Gary!

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    Re: Welcome to Ban Land
    Posted on: 2018-05-04 10:26:11   By: Anonymous
     
    Charles VanNatta who lives in Valley Springs shot a kid in the head and dumped his body in the AlaWai canal in Honolulu! Charles VanNatta who lives in Valley Springs shot a kid in the head and dumped his body in the AlaWai canal in Honolulu!

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      Re: Welcome to Ban Land
      Posted on: 2018-05-04 19:29:23   By: Anonymous
       
      What? Kudos to Tofanelli, Clapp, and Mills! I would like to see Clapp get re elected and apparently the people who want to re call Tofanelli and Mills are telling potential petition signers the wrong information. To those future people who will be getting "hit up" at the shopping centers, etc., for signing: Think twice before you sign the petitions. That's all I can say.

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        Re: Welcome to Ban Land
        Posted on: 2018-05-06 12:01:48   By: Anonymous
         
        Ha! And they accuse ban proponents of lying. Anything to justify their means. Be careful about signing those petitions. They're evidently doing the same thing as the hired petition gatherers tried to do for Measure D. Despite all of Merita's smoke screens, attempts at manipulating conversations, ridiculous advertising using Redwood Trees in place of marijuana plants, and downright misleading public comments and statements, and best of all "Keep Calaveras Safe" (actually wrong), hopefully our voters get that the these growers and their patsy, Merita, are once again trying to pull the wool over citizens' eyes.

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          Re: Welcome to Ban Land
          Posted on: 2018-05-07 16:11:18   By: Anonymous
           
          Clyde Clap is Dennis Mills favorite Feltcher!

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    Re: Welcome to Ban Land
    Posted on: 2018-05-04 13:38:04   By: Anonymous
     
    I second that! Stay the course supervisors.

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      Re: Welcome to Ban Land
      Posted on: 2018-05-05 08:23:27   By: Anonymous
       
      ^^^^^Both of you are uneducated to the ways of our pathetic board. Either that or you are just as stoopid as Mills and his bitch Clapp, that Tichonderoga#2 chewing, chair twirling, imbecile.

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        Re: Welcome to Ban Land
        Posted on: 2018-05-05 10:44:58   By: Anonymous
         
        The doctor recommended the pencils after Clyde chewed his foot off.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2018-05-04 11:07:53   By: Anonymous
 
Please do explain to the uneducated like myself how we will have the funds for eradication of these illegal grows without an SO budget from a regulated cannabis industry.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2018-05-04 11:14:34   By: Anonymous
     
    How about confiscate the property, sell it ! There's your answer !

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2018-05-04 11:16:38   By: Anonymous
       
      Amen to that!! Good answer....

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2018-05-04 12:41:49   By: Anonymous
       
      Excellent answer....wasn't that the way it use to be done????

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2018-05-04 13:07:32   By: Anonymous
     
    At least you have come to terms with the fact that you are an idiot.

    Now the next step is to stop putting poison into your body.

    Soon, answers to many seemingly difficult questions will come easily.

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    Re: Increase in County Revenue
    Posted on: 2018-05-05 16:55:14   By: Anonymous
     
    The proposal, which is viable, is to increase the 'tourist' tax. Calaveras currently had the lowest tax of anywhere. A 1% increase will not deter tourism and will bring in funding for the sheriff's office, etc.

    There is not a single source of new revenue for Calaveras County. If one just reads and listens to the discussions, one can learn there are 'options', not a single source that the growers say is our only option.

    Believe this is on the current ballot. If you vote 'yes', you will help contribute to county finances. If you vote 'no', well you will keep the county at a static revenue stream.


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    Re:
    Posted on: 2018-05-06 12:04:56   By: Anonymous
     
    We are money ahead to Ban commercial cultivation. The costs are too much. Rebecca Callen can't possibly know all of the costs. It does not take more marijuana money to fight illegal grows, especially when we know that if we didn't try the UO experiment, we would not have the immense increase in the illegal grows to begin with. Don't believe me? Too bad. We have proof.

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2018-05-06 12:17:07   By: Anonymous
       
      I suggest English class. Proof behind illiteracy is all you just, well proved.

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2018-05-07 11:30:40   By: Anonymous
       
      Still waiting on proof other than an argument based on the fallacy of knowledge through ignorance

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2018-05-06 23:19:15   By: Anonymous
     
    The question you may want to pose is: How exactly did we ever think we could afford commercial cultivation? We tried regulation; it was classically unsuccessful on several fronts: more marijuana related crime including shootings, less safety, more expenses associated with lawsuits, staff time and resources, and the environmental costs both to our beautiful county and to our bottom line.

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2018-05-07 11:32:16   By: Anonymous
       
      You're still talking about the 1 shooting from before regulation, get your dates right Alice

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        Re:
        Posted on: 2018-05-07 13:15:23   By: Anonymous
         
        Alice can't help it, clearly she is in dire need of mental health and her family doesn't care enough to get it for her. Instead she gives away 1000 bucks to a politician. Claims to care about the community but doesnt, calls herself progressive then gets cozy with a racist, fascist trump loving sexist super creep. Makes sense, we lose...Shame on you alice well more like her family.

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        Re:
        Posted on: 2018-05-07 16:32:59   By: Anonymous
         
        Alice queefed in my child's face while we're standing in line behind her!

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          Re:
          Posted on: 2018-05-07 23:23:54   By: Anonymous
           
          Still not Alice. Stop making things up.

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        Re:
        Posted on: 2018-05-07 23:22:10   By: Anonymous
         
        Not Alice.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2018-05-04 13:16:52   By: Anonymous
 
See? Illegal immigrants!!! PHUCKING democrats are sooo PHUCKING stupid thinking the US should just let them come into our country. You guys are such ignorant dip*bleep*s that your stupidity blinds you.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2018-05-04 14:00:11   By: Anonymous
     
    They will be out within a week , working on Moonbeams railroad !!

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2018-05-04 15:20:41   By: Anonymous
       
      Loosers

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Bail for Illegals?
Posted on: 2018-05-04 15:54:13   By: Anonymous
 
Illegal aliens and $50,000 bail. I wonder what state or country they are in now?

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    Re: Bail for Illegals?
    Posted on: 2018-05-05 08:20:23   By: Anonymous
     
    DEATH TO THE HMONG INVADERS!!!!

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No Subject
Posted on: 2018-05-04 16:00:12   By: Anonymous
 
After awhile no one gives a s--t

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2018-05-07 03:35:08   By: Anonymous
     
    Wrong. People still give a "sh--." Folks don't want commercial cultivation here.

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2018-05-08 07:32:13   By: Anonymous
       
      Well what do you suggest we do to get rid of the 2000 plus farms? Do you think that just because you don't like or want something that it'll just go away? Do bans ever work?

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        Re:
        Posted on: 2018-05-08 23:50:00   By: Anonymous
         
        We have just over 200 permitted grows. The rest are not.

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Thank the Sheriff
Posted on: 2018-05-04 16:44:38   By: Anonymous
 
I do not understand why people are thanking Dennis, Clyde and Gary.
They banned regulated grows. Not illegal grows.
You folks do realize the illegal grows are planting and ready to go for the Summer.? Thank you to the Deputies and Sheriff Department for their hard work and investigative work.
This has nothing to do with the Supervisors. If it did they would have used common sense and regulated strictly. So we had the funds for the Sheriff Department to deal with this. We will back to using teeter funds again to deal with this and balance the budget. Thank you Dennis. Mr. budget guru. I am still laughing that you used Measure C funds to balance the budget. Thank goodness you were able to show us your goodness and do this on your own. Laughable. Mills and Langan want to run our county and are not even capable of running thier own homes without filing bankruptcy.


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    Re: Thank the Sheriff
    Posted on: 2018-05-04 19:24:08   By: Anonymous
     
    Stuff is still going to happen ban or no ban. There are still monies coming in for the sheriffs eradication. You need to check more into this and get more educated before making rash statements like that. You need to check out all the different sources, i.e., BOS agendas etc.

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      Re: Thank the Sheriff
      Posted on: 2018-05-05 08:19:18   By: Anonymous
       
      With regulation, and funds derived from taxes, our county would be able to fight asian cartels and their illegal grows. As it is now you will see the occassional bust while countless gang operated grows go on undeterred. Asset seizure? Do you know how long it takes to works it way through the system? Anyone who thinks that would work for a funding source hasn't done their homework. So get used to it people. As long as a ban is in effect asian illegal growers will bask in the Calaveras sunshine, laughing at you, me, law enforcement. And thanking Mills, Clapp, and Toffanelli. BONZAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAI.

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        Re: Thank the Sheriff
        Posted on: 2018-05-06 21:00:02   By: Anonymous
         
        "Regulation?" Been there, done that, seen the results. No, no, not.

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      Re: Thank the Sheriff
      Posted on: 2018-05-05 08:41:16   By: Anonymous
       
      Gina or stevie please shut up or get educated. Hey Gina you sure have packed on the pounds. Are you sure you're not breaking into that old stash of weed or plainly just a pill head? Out of sorts you both are to put nicely.

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        Re: Thank the Sheriff
        Posted on: 2018-05-05 10:29:35   By: Anonymous
         
        No thank you! Stupid dirty doper hmongs, go back to your home land or meet me behind my creepy wood shed, I like to do dirty things behind that wood shed she is my lover. We shall prevail!
        Signed steven r smith

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          Re: Thank the Sheriff
          Posted on: 2018-05-05 20:01:49   By: Anonymous
           
          Nope that's not me saying that. When I do find out who did this-and I have ways-they will be facing a libel/slander suit so watch out!

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            Re: Thank the Sheriff
            Posted on: 2018-05-06 12:15:08   By: Anonymous
             
            Scary steven! And he thinks only one single person makes fun of him and repeats his stupid remarks. What a joke, steven r smith you truly are a Crack up and quite the character. Can you at least give us the answer to life oh knowledgeable one? And why the word butt hole made you so extremely uncomfortable, I noticed how much it troubled you. Guess all anyone has to do is say the word and old stevie clams up. Did something happen behind that old wood shed? Best of wishes

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            Re: Thank the Sheriff
            Posted on: 2018-05-06 19:10:07   By: Anonymous
             
            We shall be watching steve. And waiting, freedom of speech! Lol

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              Re: Thank the Sheriff
              Posted on: 2018-05-08 23:51:43   By: Anonymous
               
              You can watch Steven all you like. Maybe you'll learn something useful.

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                Re: Thank the Sheriff
                Posted on: 2018-05-22 21:10:27   By: Anonymous
                 
                Like what? How to stuff ass beads up your own ass?

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        Re: Thank the Sheriff
        Posted on: 2018-05-05 20:03:01   By: Anonymous
         
        And who ever said this: you crack me up!

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          Re: Thank the Sheriff
          Posted on: 2018-05-06 12:01:41   By: Anonymous
           
          Steven you've said all these things, on public forums that the public can see. So maybe it might be smarter for you to be more aware of excessive trolling. But hey its not your fault for being severly slow, dumb as a bag of ass holes is more like it. How would anyone know it's not you, easily impersonated or ramblings from the idiot himself. Keep on prevailing with empty, uneducated, racial profiling and plain old childish comments that only make sense to an air head brain such as yourself. Go do some nasty behind the wood shed, and good luck with being detective steven r smith. LOL LOL LOL....

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            Re: Thank the Sheriff
            Posted on: 2018-05-06 14:54:19   By: Anonymous
             
            HAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!

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              Re: Thank the Sheriff
              Posted on: 2018-05-06 14:55:44   By: Anonymous
               
              Next stop-Law Suit City LOL!

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            Re: Thank the Sheriff
            Posted on: 2018-05-06 20:58:35   By: Anonymous
             
            You knuckleheads need to wash your eye glasses, or put down the fatty when reading and writing. What makes you think a writer is "Steven" or anyone else?
            There is no name assigned to any of these posts and you have no common sense.

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              Re: Thank the Sheriff
              Posted on: 2018-05-07 09:23:15   By: Anonymous
               
              Oh sure! People can hack multiple websites for pin numbers, social security numbers, addresses, ect...but no way can they find out who a anonymous post is originally from on a news website! Lmfao!!

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                Re: Thank the Sheriff
                Posted on: 2018-05-07 23:25:42   By: Anonymous
                 
                I wouldn't be so sure.

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                  Re: Thank the Sheriff
                  Posted on: 2018-05-08 08:04:12   By: Anonymous
                   
                  I was being sarcastic. I know for a fact it can be done..

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            Re: Thank the Sheriff
            Posted on: 2018-05-08 09:09:09   By: Anonymous
             
            So you try to figure out where I live and when you do look me up, I'll be ready!

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              Re: Thank the Sheriff
              Posted on: 2018-05-08 15:05:22   By: Anonymous
               
              I'll send Alice. I hear that She has a mean queef!!

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                Re: Thank the Sheriff
                Posted on: 2018-05-08 23:53:12   By: Anonymous
                 
                Oh I hope so!

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    Re: Thank the Sheriff
    Posted on: 2018-05-24 23:21:48   By: Anonymous
     
    Merita's a mess. Michael is the only one who can take things forward.

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      Re: Thank the Sheriff
      Posted on: 2018-05-24 23:25:59   By: Anonymous
       
      Seriously I'm truly worried for her. Merita appears inarticulate and incoherent at times, gives abstract and not pertinent answers, is vague, and of equal concern, not appearing steady on her feet. Hope she's o.k.

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Thank You DiBasilio
Posted on: 2018-05-05 17:14:10   By: Anonymous
 
Thanks to our current sheriff and his team for continuing to put forth the time and effort to go after these grow sites. It's a tough job and the sheriff's team is doing a stupendous job!

Come June 9th, the job will get more interesting as the 'registered' growers flout the ban ordinance. Yes. They are out there . . . not dismantling their hoop houses. Planting seedlings culled from their mother plants. All these 'good' guys who said they wanted to be good neighbors are turning into law-breakers. So much for the 'law abiding grower community'. When the laws are in the favor, they like the County. When the wind turns against them, they snuff their noses at the law, and do what they want.

Hopefully every law-abiding citizen watches for and reports any growing activities that are in excess of 6 plants. Help the MET do its job by letting them know where plantings are occurring. Call the hot line or code enforcement. They'll ensure our laws are enforced.

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    Re: Thank You DiBasilio
    Posted on: 2018-06-08 06:27:24   By: Anonymous
     
    Why should anyone follow the law in Calaveras county? They are a bunch of lying, cheating, law breakers themselves! Look how many laws just the bos has broken! Look what kind of men are making the laws in this county. People did everything they were asked to do in order to be legal businesses..this county stabbed the very people who helped them get by after the fire in the back!! The very same people they TOLD to come in and get a business licence. You people put the blame of environmental damages on the wrong people and you knew it. Guess what! They will still be here damaging the environment. The cops are now going to spend all their time and resources going after the People who registered! You are going to have nothing left but the bad players! Most idiotic bunch of people I've ever seen, and that's the truth!!

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