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Stanislaus County Sheriff recovers 300 pounds of marijuana, officials confirmed

Stanislaus County Sheriff said deputies recovered 2,000 marijuana plants, three guns and miscellaneous ammo in Modesto.

SACRAMENTO, Calif — Hundreds of marijuana plants were recovered by CRU deputies with the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Office Friday.

The sheriff's office said 2,000 plants, 300 pounds of processed marijuana, and three guns and miscellaneous ammo were recovered after multiple marijuana eradication warrants were served in the 500 block of El Roya in Modesto.  

Deputies took three people into custody for illegal cultivation of marijuana, running a drug house, and fleeing from deputies. Deputies also cited 17 other people for cultivation for assisting in the harvesting.

Today, August 7th, 2020, we celebrated the graduation of Stanislaus ... County Sheriff's Regional Academy Class 184! Even though COVID didn't allow for us to celebrate these men and women with the same pomp and circumstance, that doesn't change the fact that we are so proud of them successfully completing the academy!

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