Thousands of Marijuana Plants Seized From Illegal Grows in NorCal State Parks

The growth of illegal cannabis on public land is a continuing problem in California. California State Park Peace Officers and California Department of Fish and Wildlife officials recently seized over 5,000 plants that were being cultivated at state parks in Northern California. Three people have been arrested.

Two of the grow sites were located at Robert Louis Stevenson State Park near Calistoga. One grow was located at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park in Kenwood.

Jeremy Stinson, assistant chief of law enforcement for California State Parks, said cultivation in state parks is diverting resources and wreaking environmental havoc.

Read more at the Sonoma Index-Tribune



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