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One Arrest After Over 150 Marijuana Plants Seized

One arrest in the latest seizure of marijuana plants and a honey oil lab in Nevada County. This one occurred at a home on Perimeter Road, according to Sheriff’s Lieutenant Bill Smethers, with the Narcotics Task Force…

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Smethers says officers found 158 plants in two grow areas behind the home, with no medical marijuana recommendation found. There was also what’s described as a sophisticated butane honey oil lab, inside a detached garage. Smethers says the labs have become much more common in the last year or so…

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Maher, who is 35 years old, was arrested on suspicion of manufacturing a controlled substance and possessing a controlled substance. Smethers says marijuana cultivation charges are still pending.

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