Investigation continues with no arrest at this time 

SANTA MARGARITA — On Friday, Aug. 20, members of the Sheriff’s Cannabis Compliance Team, Gang Task Force, and Special Operations Unit served a search warrant at a property located in the 3000 block of Las Pilitas Road in rural Santa Margarita.

An illegal marijuana grow was discovered with approximately 1,000 plants. The plants were removed from the property with the assistance of helicopters.

The marijuana plants were then destroyed. No arrests were made. The investigation continues with the anticipation that charges will be filed.

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