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Some of the marijuana plants seized and destroyed in Thursday morning's operation. (Credit: Solano County Sheriff's Office)

Large Marijuana Grow Discovered On Island In The Delta

A large marijuana grow hidden on an island in the delta was destroyed by authorities in Solano County Thursday morning.



California Marijuana Grow Stole Reservation Water

Authorities have torn out an illegal marijuana operation in Central California that they say was siphoning water from streams that supply an American Indian tribe.


Authorities say the robbery of a marijuana grow in Central California triggered a gunbattle in which two people were killed and a 15-year-old girl was used as a human shield  (BERND SETTNIK/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Killed In Robbery Of Marijuana Grow

Gun battle triggered by robbery of Fresno pot farm.


Generic photo of a marijuana grow. (Credit: CBS13)

Deputies Raid Half-Acre Marijuana Grow In Rio Linda

The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department made a major marijuana grow bust early Wednesday morning in Rio Linda.



Million-Dollar Pot Grow Discovered In Suisun City Home

Solano County sheriff’s deputies made a million-dollar pot bust Tuesday afternoon in Suisun City.


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Father Arrested After Marijuana Grow Discovered In Home With Children

Sacramento police discovered two young children living in a home with a marijuana grow, guns and ammunition.


(Credit: California Department of Justice)

Suspected Sureños Gang Members Arrested In $2M Illegal Marijuana Grow Bust

Two suspected Sureños gang members, along with two others, were arrested Tuesday, following a raid of an illegal marijuana grow in Sacramento County.


Agents found large marijuana plants in a field in Turlock on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012. (credit: Stanislaus Drug Enforcement Agency)

Hundreds Of Pot Plants Seized During 3 Raids In Stanislaus County

Agents with the Stanislaus Drug Enforcement Agency seized hundreds of marijuana plants worth millions of dollars during three raids this week, including one grow of huge plants that agents compared to a Christmas tree lot.


The Placer County Sheriff's Office removed thousands of marijuana plants from an area called Secret Ravine northeast of Colfax on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012. (credit: Placer County Sheriff's Office)

Placer Sheriff’s Office Removes 16,721 Marijuana Plants Near Colfax

Placer County sheriff’s detectives cut down 16,721 marijuana plants growing near Colfax on Wednesday.


(credit: California Department of Fish and Game)

UPDATE: Illegal Marijuana Grow Near Galt Had 10,000 Plants

State fish and game wardens uncovered an illegal marijuana grow in Galt Saturday. They were able to arrest one suspect, but several others are still at large.


Officials have identified the suspected gunman as Aaron Bassler, whom they describe as a transient. (credit: Mendocino County Sheriff)

NorCal City Councilman Killed After Finding Pot Field

A well-respected California community leader who was gunned down after finding a remote illegal marijuana operation was a two-term mayor whose fundraising and goodwill helped build firehouses and a first-class high school football stadium.