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SBSD - Morongo Basin Sheriff's Department
Saturday March 16th, 2019 :: 09:08 a.m. PDT

Advisory

9 suspects are arrested for Cultivation and Sales of Cannabis after deputies serve search warrants at 7 locations

DATE/TIME: March 15, 2019 / 0900 hours

INCIDENT: Cultivation of Cannabis and Sales of Cannabis

LOCATION: 57700 Block of Desert Gold, Yucca Valley
3600 Block of Mohave Road, Twentynine Palms
76900 Block of Taco Drive, Twentynine Palms
68000 Block of Winters Road, Twentynine Palms
67700 Block of Winters Road, Twentynine Palms
67700 Block of El Noche, Twentynine Palms
67700 Block of Pole Line Road, Twentynine Palms


SUSPECT(S): Lee, Kenny 42 year old male resident of Yucca Valley
Colon, Carlos 39 year old male resident of Twentynine Palms
Saengsatheuane, Ketkeo 43 year old male resident of San Diego
Sivorath, Lounna 31 year old female resident of Landers
Thannavong, Thongsy 46 year old female resident of Twentynine Palms
Phoummany, Chanhthy 55 year old male resident of Twentynine Palms
Pasasouk, Dalyvanh 38 year old female resident of Twentynine Palms
Mounemark, Bounlay 46 year old male resident of Twentynine Palms
Oudomsouk, Viraphon 38 year old male resident of Twentynine Palms

SUMMARY:
On Friday March 15, 2019, the San Bernardino County Marijuana Enforcement Team along with the Yucca Valley Multiple Enforcement Team, conducted search warrants at seven locations in Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms regarding illegal cultivation of marijuana. Approximately 5500 marijuana plants in different stages of growth were ceased and removed from the locations. Nine suspects were arrested and booked into Morongo Basin Jail for HS11358 (c), Cultivation of Cannabis and HS 11359, Sales of Cannabis.

Problem Oriented Policing is a specialized position within the Town of Yucca Valley’s Police Department. Sheriff's Detective Emanuel Popa and Deputy Robert Stucki are currently assigned to this full-time position. The primary focus of “Problem Oriented Policing” is to provide solutions to law enforcement related issues that adversely affect the citizens who live, work and visit the Town of Yucca Valley.

Positions funded by the Town of Yucca Valley Measure Y were instrumental in the investigation of this case.

Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, Morongo Basin Station at (760)366-4175. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may contact We-Tip at 1-888-78-CRIME.

Refer: Detective E. Popa or Deputy R. Stucki

Station: Morongo Basin

Phone No. (760)366-4175

Case No. 651900126


JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

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SBSD - Morongo Basin Sheriff's Department
63665 Twentynine Palms Highway
Joshua Tree, CA 92252

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