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Nineteen People Arrested In Indoor Pot Grow Ring

 

Marijuana found in a South Sacramento pot house September 2013.

 

Nineteen people have been arrested in the Sacramento region for a marijuana cultivation operation the Elk Grove Police Department is calling a large-scale operation.  

Officers from Elk Grove, Sacramento, Yolo, Yuba and Sutter counties served warrants at 20 locations today. 

Investigators found 6,000 marijuana plants, 180 pounds of processed marijuana, and $70,000 in cash.  

Child Protective Services took custody of nine children between the ages of 1- and 15-years old. Police say they were living in houses that had been converted marijuana grow sites.

Bob Moffitt

Sacramento Region Reporter

Bob is the Sacramento Region Reporter. He has been at the forefront of the coverage of the Sacramento Kings' saga and the effort to build a new arena in Sacramento. He also covers education, business, environment, and sports stories.   Read Full Bio