Nevada County: Release: Authorities investigate marijuana grows for environmental crimes

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The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit, along with Nevada County Cannabis Compliance, California State Water Resource Board, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Cal Fire and California State Parks, executed several marijuana search warrants. Over the past several months the Sheriff’s Office has been investigating numerous marijuana cultivation sites that appear to have severe negative environment impacts, including dangers to public waterways and fish and wildlife. During the search warrant executions, authorities targeted two locations in the 18000 block of Gaston Road — one in the 21000 block of Erin Pace and the other in the 21000 block of Highway 49. During the investigations, dozens of water code, and fish and game code, violations were noted, including discharging waste into waterways, negligent waste discharge requirements, oil and/or petroleum discharge into waterways, illegal water theft/diversion from a public waterway, trash and debris introduced into waterways, and marijuana cultivation within 100 yards of a Class 1 stream. The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office, along with other agencies, executed several marijuana search warrants on Tuesday. Many violations were noted during the search, according to a press release from the Sheriff’s Office. | Courtesy of the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office, along with other agencies, executed several marijuana search warrants on August 17, 2021. Many violations were noted during the search, according to a press release from the sheriff’s office. Courtesy of the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office, along with other agencies, executed several marijuana search warrants on August 17, 2021. Many violations were noted during the search, according to a press release from the sheriff’s office. Courtesy of the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office, along with other agencies, executed several marijuana search warrants on August 17, 2021. Many violations were…

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