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1,227 marijuana plants seized at illegal grow in Angels Camp

Calaveras County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a Sacramento man in Angel's Camp after serving a search warrant for an illegal indoor grow in Angels Camp.

ANGELS CAMP, Calif. — A Sacramento man was arrested after authorities with the Calaveras County Sheriff's Office eradicated an illegal indoor marijuana grow in Angels Camp.

On April 3, authorities served a search warrant for the illegal grow at a residence on the 5000 block of Spur Road in Angels Camp. 

Investigators found an unpermitted addition to a residence and a carport that had been converted for marijuana cultivation. 

1,227 marijuana plants were seized along with 64 pounds of processed marijuana and one shot gun.

Credit: Courtesy: Calaveras County Sheriff's Office

Feng Gao, 37 of Sacramento, was arrested on charges including illegal marijuana cultivation, maintaining a drug house, possession of marijuana for sale, and criminal conspiracy. 

He was booked into Calaveras County Jail with a bail of $150,000. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information on illegal marijuana cultivation sites or sites manufacturing concentrated cannabis can call the Calaveras County Sheriff's Marijuana Tip Line at 209-754-6870.


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