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Turlock Narcotics Enforcement Team Makes Marijuana Busts

On Tuesday, Turlock Narcotics Enforcement Team (T-NET) served two search warrants in regards to possible indoor cultivation of marijuana. Turlock Irrigation District (TID) alerted T-NET to unusual power readings and upon investigation it was found that a diversion and theft of power was occurring to facilitate an indoor cultivation of Marijuana at the 900 block of Domingo Court in Turlock.

Christina Duarte, 27 of Turlock, was arrested for the felony of obstructing and injuring an electric power line.
There were remnants found in the home that an indoor cultivation had occurred. This information led to the second search warrant being served in the 900 block of Stone Springs Ave in Ceres.
T-Net in conjunction with the Ceres Police Department Street Crimes Unit served the second search warrant.

Jesus Chavez, 27, was arrested for cultivation of marijuana, possession for sales, and a convicted felon in possession of a gun. T-Net seized 5 pounds of marijuana with a street value of approximately $10,000.00.

The Turlock Police Department is an active participant in the Crime Stoppers Program.  Callers can leave an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636 and may be eligible for a cash reward. 

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