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Large Bust in South County

Investigators from Placer and Nevada Counties searched two homes in south Nevada County Tuesday morning. Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal says Investigators went to a home in the twenty-two (22) thousand block of Sunset Ridge in Lake of the Pines searching for a marijuana growing operation. The Sheriff says no growing marijuana was found, but thirty-nine (39) hundred dollars in cash and four assault weapons were found. The Sheriff says a second home on Carriage Road was searched. He says a quantity of marijuana was located at this site.

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Investigators found additional suspected drugs and marijuana.
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32 year old Seth Garten of Grass Valley was  taken into custody. Two people found tending the marijuana crop were interviewed and released.

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