JMET keeps a rolling

Aerial view of 4600 plants found during a raid on Piller Place Tuesday, July 18.
(Courtesy photo for the Illinois Valley News)

On July 18, 2023, the Josephine Marijuana Enforcement Team (JMET) with the assistance of Josephine County Public Health & Building Safety, executed a search warrant in the 400 block of Piller Place, Cave Junction, regarding an illegal marijuana grow site.
During the execution of the warrant, more than 4,600 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.
The primary suspect was not at the location during the search. They will be charged with unlawful manufacturing of marijuana and unlawful appropriation of water if located.
At the time of this press release the investigation is ongoing and no further details are being released.