San Andreas, CA — According to Sgt. Dave Seawell of the Calaveras County Sheriff´s Department, 3,000 marijuana plants were eradicated by a combination of narcotics duputies, the Calaveras County and Tuolumne County S.W.A.T. teams and C.A.M.P. (Campaign Against Marijuana Planting) team members Tuesday.
The garden was located approximately six miles southeast of Mokelumne Hill. An aerial observation had located a second garden but agents soon discovered that crop had already been harvested.
No arrests were made and no weapons were found. Seawell adds the raids will continue during August and September.
So far this year Calaveras County has eradicated more than 26,000 plants. According to C.A.M.P. personnel, a pound of buds can be harvested from a mature plant. If there is an excellent T.C.P. level, the street value would be approximately $4,000.
Written by Bill Johnson