• BREAKING NEWS ABC shows live and on-demand -- Download the WATCH ABC app!

Yucca Valley marijuana bust nets 378 plants, 2 lbs of processed pot

San Bernardino County Sheriff's personnel served a search warrant at 3055 Sage Avenue at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, and seized an illegal marijuana growing operation.

September 12, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
San Bernardino County Sheriff's personnel served a search warrant at 3055 Sage Avenue at 5 p.m. Wednesday and seized an illegal marijuana growing operation.

Investigators found a large marijuana cultivation area in the back yard of the residence under sun-shade fabric. They seized 378 mature and budding plants ranging from 3 to 5 feet tall, as well as 2 pounds of processed marijuana. The operation was not in compliance with California medical marijuana laws.

Two people were arrested at the residence: Sengchanh Nanthavondouangsy, 44, and Manikhone Chithavong, 59, were arrested on cultivation charges.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Sheriff's Narcotics Division at (909)890-4840. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at wetip.com


Load Comments