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Out of State Pot Workers Arrested in Nevada County


Two so-called ‘trimmigrants’–marijuana garden workers from out of state– have been arrested on drugs and weapons charges. Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal says deputies pulled over a vehicle near Lawrence Way and Brewer Road in Alta Sierra early Saturday morning for having a license plate light that was out, but that was just the beginning…

Listen to Keith Royal 1

21 year-old Max Wonka and 22 year-old Sean MacMillan are both from Nebraska, and MacMillan had some outstanding warrants. Royal says the two came to Nevada County to work a marijuana grow…

Listen to Keith Royal 2

When pressed further, the two admitted it was a marijuana garden. Both were arrested on a variety of charges, and booked into the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility.

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