Another grow gets weeded by JMET

(Courtesy photo for the Illinois Valley News)

Josephine Marijuana Enforcement Team arrested 38-years-old Andres Guizar Contreras during a raid in the 3000 block of Waldo Road Wednesday, June 21.
Charges filed are unlawful possession of marijuana, unlawful manufacturing of marijuana and unlawful appropriation of water
JMET with the assistance of Rogue Area Drug Enforcement and Josephine County Public Health & Building Safety, executed a search warrant regarding an illegal marijuana grow site.
During the execution of the warrant, more than 5,900 marijuana plants and 15 pounds of processed marijuana were seized and destroyed. Additionally, several firearms were seized at the scene.
The property also had multiple water and solid waste code violations. These violations could result in the criminal forfeiture of the property.
Contreras was taken into custody and detained at the Josephine County Jail. At the time of this press release the investigation is ongoing and no further details are being released.