One more pot grow busted in the Illinois Valley

On June 23, 2023, the Josephine Marijuana Enforcement Team executed a search warrant in the 30000 block of Redwood Highway, O’Brien, regarding an illegal marijuana grow site. The search warrant was executed with the assistance of Rogue Area Drug Enforcement, Oregon State Police, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Josephine County Public Health & Building Safety.
During the execution of the warrant, more than 5,700 marijuana plants were seized and destroyed.
The property also had multiple water and solid waste code violations. These violations could result in the criminal forfeiture of the property.
David Joy,56, was taken into custody and detainedat the Josephine County Jail for unlawful manufacturing of marijuana and unlawful appropriation of water.
At the time of this press release the investigation is ongoing and no further details are being released.