165,000+ Illicit Cannabis Plants Seized in Mendocino County
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165,000+ Illicit Cannabis Plants Seized in Mendocino County

Between July 11 and July 15, the County of Mendocino Marijuana Enforcement Team searched the cities of Covelo, Laytonville, and Willits.

July 21, 2022

Law enforcement has seized 165,219 illicit cannabis plants across three cities in Mendocino County, Cali.

Between July 11 and July 15, the County of Mendocino Marijuana Enforcement Team searched the cities of Covelo, Laytonville, and Willits and eradicated a total of 5,946 pounds of processed cannabis, according to KRCR.

Officials also found 12 weapons and 1,740 illicit cannabis plants grown on Round Valley Consolidated Indian Tribes' land.

According to the news outlet, officials detained several individuals from the investigation, most of whom are from foreign countries such as Mexico, Spain, Argentina, France, and Israel.