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JMET Press Release
JMET Press Release
Marijuana Search Warrant 01/23/23 (Photo) - 01/24/23

INCIDENT DATE: January 23, 2023 

REPORTING DEPUTY: Josephine Marijuana Enforcement Team (JMET)

ARRESTED: Lauren Siegel, 32 years-old

CHARGES: 1- Unlawful Possession of Marijuana 

                   2- Unlawful Manufacturing of Marijuana                                    


On January 23, 2023, the Josephine Marijuana Enforcement Team (JMET) with the assistance of Josephine County Code Enforcement, executed a search warrant in the 2000 block of Caves Highway in Cave Junction, regarding an illegal indoor marijuana manufacturing site.

During the execution of the warrant, more than 190 pounds of processed marijuana and 500 pre-rolled marijuana cigarettes were seized.

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

Lauren Siegel was taken into custody and lodged at the Josephine County Jail for Unlawful Possession of Marijuana and Unlawful Manufacturing of Marijuana.

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

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