Location: 40000 Blk of Pearl Rd
Incident Date: 09/13/2019
Incident Time: 1030-1300
Case Number: 19-11312
Victim: State of California
Posted by: Dispatch
Suspect: Francisco Campos, 46 years of age
On 09/13/19 at approximately 1030 hours, Detectives with the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit, Marijuana Investigation Team and CATTCH conducted several civil abatement search warrants for illegal marijuana cultivation grows in the area of the 40000 block of Pearl Rd., Cutler. This was due to several complaints from neighbors regarding the smell of marijuana and suspicious traffic throughout the neighborhoods. During the operation an outdoor marijuana grow was located.
During the search of the residence and vehicles Detectives located one shotgun, one rifle and one handgun along with 6 grams of cocaine, 11 grams of methamphetamine and 5 lbs. of processed marijuana. Suspect Campos was arrested and transported to Pre-Trial Facility for booking and housing for the listed charges. No children were present at the time of the search warrant.
During the operation Detectives located and eradicated approximately 46 marijuana plants and approximately 450 pounds of semi processed marijuana which was later destroyed.
Anyone with more information regarding illegal marijuana cultivation is urged to contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department via telephone at (559) 733-6218 or anonymously at firstname.lastname@example.org or by text or voicemail at #559-725-4194.