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JMET Press Release
JMET Press Release
Marijuana Search Warrant 01/18/23 (Photo) - 01/18/23

INCIDENT DATE: January 18, 2023 

REPORTING DEPUTY: Josephine Marijuana Enforcement Team (JMET)

ARRESTED: Roy Kuang, 43 years-old

                    Guo Xian Chen, 39 years-old

CHARGES: 1- Unlawful Manufacturing of Marijuana  

                   2- Unlawful Appropriation of Water                                                      


On January 18, 2023, the Josephine Marijuana Enforcement Team (JMET) executed a search warrant in the 5000 block of Tunnel Loop Road in Grants Pass, regarding an illegal indoor marijuana grow site.

During the execution of the warrant, more than 700 marijuana plants were seized and destroyed. 

The property also had multiple electrical, water and solid waste code violations. These violations could result in the civil forfeiture of the property. 

Roy Kuang and Guo Xian Chen were taken into custody and lodged at the Josephine County Jail for Unlawful Manufacturing of Marijuana and Unlawful Appropriation of Water.

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

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