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California authorities discover a MASSIVE illegal pot farm close to the freeway housing 40,000 plants worth $20MILLION and multiple dogs - but find NO ONE at the scene when they serve a search warrant

Local California authorities were left bewildered on Thursday by a large illegal cannabis farm that took them an entire day to seize and contained some 40,000 pot plants, valued at a staggering $20million. 
The illicit farm - located on the 2500 block of McCallister Street in Riverside - reportedly emitted a strong odor that prompted an anonymous source to contact authorities, Riverside Police Department Officer Ryan Railsback explained to KTLA
The property sits approximately nine miles outside of Riverside and roughly eight miles outside of Corona. It is surrounded by trees and a few sprinkling of houses and is five minutes away from the Riverside Freeway.
Detectives were granted a search warrant, which gave them access to the property on Thursday. The size of the property meant the search extended well into Friday. 
The illicit farm - located on the 2500 block of McCallister Street in Riverside - emitted a strong odor which prompted an anonymous source to contact local authorities
The illicit farm - located on the 2500 block of McCallister Street in Riverside - emitted a strong odor which prompted an anonymous source to contact local authorities
The massive property is believed to have formally been a plant nursery and investigators discovered that the product was being housed in multiple greenhouses. 
The cannabis plants were also in various stages of maturity. It took investigators all day to collect the plants, using forklifts to load them onto trucks. 
Railsback shared that authorities also 'found the chemicals used' for growing the plants. 
'Thousand of gallons of pesticide and thousands of pounds of the fertilizer used for this cultivation process,' he added.
Investigators found roughly 40,000 pot plants at various stages of maturity and valued at $20million
Investigators found roughly 40,000 pot plants at various stages of maturity and valued at $20million
The site is believed to have formally been a plant nursery and investigators discovered that the plants were housed in multiple greenhouses on the massive property
The site is believed to have formally been a plant nursery and investigators discovered that the plants were housed in multiple greenhouses on the massive property

The officer also shared that animal control was called to the scene to collect dogs that were found on the premises. 
According to Railsback, no one was at the scene at the time that the warrant was served. Police did find makeshift living quarters, however. 
Authorities are looking into who owns the part farm, Railsback shared. 
At the scene, police also a variety of equipment, including: multiple cars, a tractor and a forklift. Railsback indicated that the items would be permanently seized through asset and forfeiture. 
California does allow for recreational marijuana usage. 'It is very illegal in the city of Riverside to have anything more than six plants for your personal use, ' Railsback added. 'And it's obvious that this was a full-scale operation going on that was conducted illegally.'

6 comments:

  1. that is because the cops who are paid off warned the narcos

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  2. Considering the cost at a "legal store' who he hell can afford their insanely high prices? Maybe folks would have LOVED to buy this pot at reasonable prices instead? And not everybody can afford to go to a doctor for a prescription for something that grows wild at the side of the road in most midwestern states?

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  3. The Skunk Rules! $20,000,000? That should draw in the Politascum.

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  4. Belongs to the CIA...better not touch!

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  5. Trying to figure out why it's an illegal pot farm and what exactly a legal one is? I'm pretty certain a legal pot farm shares profits with politicians, law enforcement, and intelligence agencies - maybe all the profits.

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  6. FARMING IS NOT A CRIME. GARDENING IS NOT A CRIME.
    TRAITORS, MURDERERS AND HEROIN PUSHERS WANT YOU TO THINK THAT HEROIN IS THE SAME THING AS POT.
    THEY ARE IN YOUR PUBLIC SCHOOL LURING YOUR CHILDREN INTO TREASON, MURDER AND HEROIN IN THE ROTC CLASS.

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