A car trunk stuffed with marijuana plants alerted Gilroy police to an elaborate indoor grow operation in the city early Monday morning.
An early Tuesday morning fire is out at a single-story home in Pinole, but now authorities suspect the location may have been used as a pot farm.
San Mateo County authorities on Wednesday seized more than 1,500 marijuana plants, approximately 19 pounds of processed marijuana and several guns from a Half Moon Bay warehouse complex that was being used to conceal an illegal indoor marijuana grow operation and a residence connected to the operation.
An illegal marijuana grow on the Llagas River near Morgan Hill was discovered and cleaned up just in time for the spawning of steelhead trout.
A 29-year-old man was arrested Monday afternoon after a police narcotics unit discovered a marijuana grow house in Santa Rosa, police said.
San Francisco police officers who pulled over a Range Rover with no plates in Diamond Heights confiscated heroin and pot worth hundreds of thousands of dollars and uncovered a well-hidden marijuana farm in the driver’s nearby home.
A new study found indoor medical marijuana growers now account for 3 percent of California’s electricity usage, enough to power 1 million homes.