More weeding done by JMET

An aerial view of the 1000 block of Lone Mountain Road in O’Brien.
(Courtesy photo for the Illinois Valley News)

On July 26, 2023, the Josephine Marijuana Enforcement Team with the assistance of Josephine County Public Health & Building Safety, executed a search warrant in the 1000 block of Lone Mountain Road, O’Brien, regarding an illegal marijuana grow site.
During the execution of the warrant, over 2,200 marijuana plants, 50 pounds of processed marijuana, and other marijuana products 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, unlawful possession 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.