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Kern County Sheriff's Office - Public Information Officer
Wednesday October 3rd, 2018 :: 07:59 p.m. PDT

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Kern County Sheriff’s Office executed search warrants at two Rosedale marijuana dispensaries.

On October 3, 2018, member of the Kern County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit and wardens from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife executed search warrants at the marijuana dispensaries located at 7500 Downing Avenue “Emerald City Remedies” and 1545 Olive Drive “Mary Jane Express”.  The total seizures for both locations are as follows:

73lbs of processed marijuana with an estimated street value of $73,000.00.

6,287.75g of marijuana concentrates with an estimated street value of $125,755.00.

1,035 packages of edibles with an estimated street value of $10,350.00.

17 marijuana plants.

$17,169.00 in currency.

One fully functional commercial grade Butane Honey Oil (BHO) Lab.

Neil Riley (28), Eric Silva (33), Brentney Anderson (33), Tanya Pace (28), Christopher Lawhon (33), and Harold Stowers (44) were arrested, cited and released for a misdemeanor violation of marijuana sales and a misdemeanor county ordinance violation.

Justin Scott (33) was arrested and booked into the Kern County Sheriff’s Office Central Receiving Facility for a felony a violation of maintaining a business for the purposes of marijuana sales, felony conspiracy, felony manufacturing a controlled substance, misdemeanor sales of marijuana, and a misdemeanor county ordinance violation.

BHO Labs are dangerous for both the operators of the equipment and the general public. BHO Labs are highly explosive and have exploded on several occasions in the past causing serious injury and death. Both of these locations were selling marijuana without permits and outside of the county ordinances. All of the individuals arrested in this investigation were either cited or booked into the jail pending court proceedings.

 

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Kern County Sheriff's Office - Public Information Officer
1350 Norris Rd
Bakersfield, CA 93308

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