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Sheriff: Pot Busts Show Need for Measure W

Nevada County’s Sheriff says a recent investigation into two large marijuana grows is why county voters need to approve Measure W. Keith Royal says it’s out of town people that are doing the bulk of the growing. He says example was found yesterday (Tuesday) morning…

Listen to Keith Royal 1

Snow-Tent-Road-1.-jpgIn the afternoon, they also found a property on Owl Creek Road that had 250 plants, but also a butane honey oil lab. No arrests were made in either case, but the owner of the Owl Creek Road property was cited, and the case was turned over to the District Attorney’s office for prosecution. Royal says in both cases, owners violated both the current county ordinance prohibiting all outdoor grows, and the previous ordinance that allowed outdoor grows on a limited basis…

Listen to Keith Royal 2

Snow-Tent-Road-2Measure W would affirm the current ordinance banning all outdoor pot grows. Royal says his department has received 66 complaints about the marijuana ordinance. Three turned out to be in compliance, and 20 were unfounded, leaving about two-thirds to be in violation.

1 Comment

May 26, 2016

Matt Weisenberger

Our sheriff has fabricated so much information in the past, why should anyone believe that one word of what he's said here will be accurate?

It's the boy who cries wolf syndrome.

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