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News Release
Search Warrant Served for an Illegal Marijuana Operation - 09/21/21

INCIDENT DATE AND TIME: September 21, 2021

REPORTING DEPUTY: Josephine Marijuana Enforcement Team

DETAILS:

On Tuesday, September 21, 2021, members of the Josephine Marijuana Enforcement Team (JMET) in partnership with Oregon State Police, Rogue Area Drug Enforcement (Grants Pass DPS, OSP, Josephine County Parole and Probation) and Josephine County Code Enforcement; served a search warrant relating to an illegal marijuana grow operation in the 300 block of Mountain Greens Lane, Grants Pass. This is the site of the former Red Mountain Golf Course.

During the execution of the search warrant, 4,537 illegal marijuana plants were seized and destroyed.

Chen Shu-Momg, 34, and Qike Wen, 36, were arrested and lodged in the Josephine County Jail for Unlawful Manufacture of a Marijuana Item. Additionally, five other subjects were detained due to safety concerns. At the time of this press release, the investigation is ongoing and no further details are being released.

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