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Marijuana Search Warrants 09/11/23 (Photo) - 09/12/23

INCIDENT DATE: September 11, 2023

REPORTING DEPUTY: Josephine Marijuana Enforcement Team (JMET)

CHARGES: 1- Unlawful Possession of Marijuana

                   2- Unlawful Manufacturing of Marijuana

                   3- Unlawful Appropriation of Water                                 


On September 11, 2023, the Josephine Marijuana Enforcement Team (JMET) executed search warrants in the 600 and 900 Blocks of Garner Road, Cave Junction, regarding illegal marijuana grow sites. The search warrants were executed with the assistance of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and Josephine County Public Health & Building Safety.

During the execution of the warrants, over 3,300 marijuana plants were seized and destroyed.

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

The primary suspect was not at the location during either search. They will be charged with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana, Unlawful Manufacturing of Marijuana, and Unlawful Appropriation of Water if located.

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


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