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Posted by: thepinetree on 09/10/2019 09:40 AM Updated by: thepinetree on 09/10/2019 09:40 AM
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4,347 Marijuana Plants Eradicated at Grow on Hubbard Rd. in Sheep Ranch

San Andreas, CA...On 9/5/2019 the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Unit served a search warrant for illegal marijuana cultivation at an address in the 1300 block of Hubbard Road in Sheep Ranch. Deputies eradicated 4347 growing marijuana plants that were being cultivated in seven (7) large “hoop house” structures. Additionally, deputies seized a small amount of processed marijuana. Calaveras Code Enforcement Officers were called to the scene and located numerous code violations including unpermitted structures and substandard electrical practices.







Deputies located two persons at the site and both were placed under arrest.Patrick James Owen, age 64 of Middleburg Heights, Ohio, and Douglas Sheppard, age 41 of Sparks, Nevada, were booked into the Calaveras County Jail on charges of 11358 H&S Illegal Marijuana Cultivation, 11359 H&S Possession of Marijuana For Sale, and 182 (A)(1) PC Conspiracy to Commit Crime. Both Patrick Owen and Douglas Sheppard are being held on $100,000 bail.

The investigation of this illicit marijuana cultivation operation is ongoing.
The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office encourages anyone with information on illegal marijuana cultivation sites to call the Sheriff’s Marijuana Tip Line at (209) 754-6870


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No Subject
Posted on: 2019-09-10 10:16:41   By: Anonymous
 
Yay Sheriff Rick!!!!

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    Posted on: 2019-09-10 17:13:52   By: Anonymous
     
    This could be tax money for the COUNTY


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      Re:
      Posted on: 2019-09-10 17:22:42   By: Anonymous
       
      You are so full of bovine scat.

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        Posted on: 2019-09-10 17:45:37   By: Anonymous
         
        We really need to thank Jack, Merita and Ben for putting Calaveras County on the map as the place to come and grow cannabis.

        All three are doing a marvelous job at it! THANK YOU!!!

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          Posted on: 2019-09-14 22:27:06   By: Anonymous
           
          Merita has been found to lie, cheat, and steal. This is all a matter of record. She is not someone to admire or thank.

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Re: no subject
Posted on: 2019-09-10 10:16:47   By: Anonymous
 
Kudos again to the MET and CCSO! Yes-lets get rid of it all, SRS

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    Re: no subject
    Posted on: 2019-09-10 10:48:51   By: Anonymous
      Edited By: thepinetree
    On: 2019-09-10 12:51:08
    No names of non elected officials

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      Re: no subject
      Posted on: 2019-09-10 19:14:34   By: Anonymous
       
      SRS ENJOYED HIS SCOUT MASTER

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        Re: no subject
        Posted on: 2019-09-11 09:38:34   By: Anonymous
         
        ^ A fine example of useless fool sitting on a computer all day, spouting trash and consuming pot.

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          Re: no subject
          Posted on: 2019-09-11 10:13:25   By: Anonymous
           
          Wrong! SRS did not enjoy his scoutmaster. But his scoutmaster sure did enjoy SRS!! HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

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No Subject
Posted on: 2019-09-10 11:14:34   By: Anonymous
 
Did anyone just think WHO GIVES A S__T Hope all make a lot of MONEY!!!

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No Subject
Posted on: 2019-09-10 12:48:28   By: Anonymous
 
Same old crap before and after the ban. We need regulation.

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    Re: HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!
    Posted on: 2019-09-10 13:22:13   By: Anonymous
     
    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! LYING, CHEATING, CROOKED HILLARY!!!HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!

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    Posted on: 2019-09-10 14:41:45   By: Anonymous
     
    Wow, I wonder how they found the plants? Just amazing the true detective work from Calaveras county. You guys really are good at locating criminals. Hey, how about all the meth? Will you cops use the same amazing skill to locate and bust meth users and labs

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      Posted on: 2019-09-10 15:09:18   By: Anonymous
       
      Catch up with the times will ya? It's not meth, it's fentanyl a synthetic opioid. Very cheap from the China black market. No one really cares if you use these drugs anymore, natural selection is a wonderful thing. The only problem is Narcan developed for the medical community to make money by saving the dysfunctional mentally ill from themselves.

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        Catch up with the times will ya? Re:
        Posted on: 2019-09-11 10:20:59   By: Anonymous
         
        You are correct I guess I am behind the times but it is not an alternative with fent it is an addition and the cops can't and won't do anything about it because they can go these stupid grower sites where they have an acre or so of farm. How can you miss that? Whos more stupid the growers or cops for playing this silly game

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    Posted on: 2019-09-10 15:22:30   By: Anonymous
     
    Regulation is what makes the price to great for the end product, so it is a booming black market. A pack of joints would have to be no more than a pack of cigarettes. Regulation is too expensive with all the costs trying to control it. The amount of tax lost to the black market only puts small counties in debt.

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    Posted on: 2019-09-14 22:28:19   By: Anonymous
     
    The regulation being proposed is not regulation - it is a pass to pollute and disturb neighbors. Pay attention.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2019-09-10 15:12:47   By: Anonymous
 
Hopefully the county is ending up owning these properties.

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    Posted on: 2019-09-11 20:41:44   By: Anonymous
     
    How come they only arrest whities?

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