Marijuana Grow-Op, Guns Found in Turlock Home

Courtesy of Turlock Police Department|

Turlock police seized 100 mature marijuana plants and two loaded weapons Monday, following a raid on a Turlock home.

The drugs and weapons were found in the 500 block of Vermont Ave., where the Turlock Police Narcotics Enforcement Team served a search warrant at approximately 9:45 a.m. Monday. In addition to the 100 marijuana plants, officers found evidence of a concentrated cannabis lab.

According to Turlock police the plants were capable of producing between 150 and 200 pounds of the drug, worth approximately $200,000.

Officers also found a short-barreled shotgun and a revolver, both loaded, according to Turlock police.

David Rivera-Cruz, 22, of Turlock, was arrested as a result of the raid. He was booked for cultivation of marijuana, possession of marijuana for sales, conspiracy, and violation of probation.

To leave an anonymous tip for the Turlock Police Department, call the Crime Stoppers Program at (209) 521-4636. Callers may be eligible for a cash reward.

Comments 1

  1. John says:

    David Rivera-Cruz, 22, of Turlock, was arrested as a result of the raid. He was booked for cultivation of marijuana, possession of marijuana for sales, conspiracy, and >>>>>violation of probation.<<<<< Repeat offenders are the problem. some people never learn.

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