Sheriff's Office illegal marijuana cultivation bust sets new record
Last updated 5/6/2020 at 2:21pm
On April 29, the Rural Enforcement and Outreach unit, Tactical Support Unit, and Metro Vice Narcotics Intelligence (MVNI) Division executed simultaneous search warrants in the 20000 block of Sahara Drive and 15000 block of Wagon Trail, both in northeastern El Paso County.
During the execution, an illegal marijuana cultivation operation was discovered as well as evidence linking these two operations to a third operation at 33000 East Highway 24. A third search warrant which was executed and another large illegal grow was located.
A total of 703 plants (in various stages of growth valued at $...