About 50 acres were devoted to growing marijuana, but the plants were mostly hidden among rows of peppers, tomatoes, bitter melons and corn. U.S. Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner said the legal crops had been left to die -- a telltale sign that the farm wasn't what it might seem.
Fifty people were detained, but it was too early in the investigation to determine how many would be arrested, Sheriff Margaret Mims said. Deputies confiscated several weapons and dozens of pounds of high-grade marijuana that was ready to be sold.
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Police: California San Joaquin valley becoming 'doper's paradise'
Legitimate farmers are run out of business and thousands of farmers have lost their jobs due to stupid government policies and regulations. What did you expect would happen?