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


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

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