Location: 49000 blk. of Whitaker Road in Badger

Incident Date: 6/11/19

Case Number: 19-6886

City: Badger

Posted by: Media Relations

TCSO Detectives Bust Secret Marijuana Grows In Badger


Within the first week of June, Detectives from the TCSO T.A.G.N.E.T. Majors Marijuana Investigation Team flew over the Badger area looking for illegal marijuana grows. During the flight, Detectives saw several large marijuana grow sites at a home in the 49000 blk. of Whitaker Road in Badger.  

On 06-11-19 at 8 a.m., Detectives conducted operations to eradicate the illegal marijuana grow sites. During the operation, several large outdoor marijuana grows were located. Detectives found and destroyed approximately 1,023 marijuana plants.

This case is currently under investigation by the Marijuana Investigation Team. Anyone with more information regarding illegal marijuana cultivation is urged to contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office via at (559) 733-6218 or anonymously at tcso@tipnow.com or by text or voicemail at 559-725-4194.