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News Release
Forest Glen Rd 3
Forest Glen Rd 3
Marijuana Search Warrants (Photo) - 05/23/22

INCIDENT DATE AND TIME: May 19, 2022 

REPORTING DEPUTY: Josephine Marijuana Enforcement Team (JMET)

CHARGES: 1- Unlawful Manufacturing of Marijuana                                      

DETAILS:

On May 19, 2022, the Josephine Marijuana Enforcement Team (JMET) in partnership with Oregon State Police, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Illegal Marijuana Enforcement Team (IMET) executed a search warrant in the 3000 block of Southside Road regarding an illegal marijuana grow site.

During the execution of the warrant, approximately 4,400 marijuana plants were located inside multiple greenhouses on the property.  The marijuana plants were seized and destroyed.

23 year-old, Vincent R. Lopez, was taken into custody and lodged at the Josephine County Jail for Unlawful Manufacturing of Marijuana.

The Josephine Marijuana Enforcement Team (JMET) executed a second search warrant on May 19, 2022 in the 200 block of Forest Glen Road regarding an illegal marijuana grow site.

During the execution of the warrant, approximately 1,200 marijuana plants were located inside multiple greenhouses on the property.  The marijuana plants were seized and destroyed. 

Two individuals were detained for officer safety however, the primary suspect is still outstanding.

At the time of this press release the` investigations are ongoing and no further details are being released.

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