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CBP U.S. Border Patrol Foils 2 Marijuana Growing Operations

Release Date: 
August 19, 2010

Rainbow, Calif. - Yesterday, U.S. Border Patrol agents discovered a clandestine marijuana growing operation as a total of 95 mature marijuana plants were eradicated near Rainbow, Calif.

A number of marijuana plants were eradicated by border patrol agents who discovered them near Rainbow, Calif.

A number of marijuana plants were eradicated by border patrol agents who discovered them near Rainbow, Calif.

Agents located the illegal operation while patrolling a remote area nearly one mile west of Interstate 15.

This was the second marijuana growing operation that agents discovered within the past week in North County. On August 12, agents located and eradicated 930 marijuana plants that were being grown throughout a remote five acre plot about one mile west of Interstate 15 near Bonsall, Calif.

No arrests were made in either incident.

The marijuana plants were turned over to a multi-agency anti-drug task force.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017