Illegal marijuana grows raided in California

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More than 15,000 cannabis plants were destroyed and six people were arrested during raids on illegal grows in Southern California, the state’s latest move in its fight against a flourishing black market.

Thirteen search warrants involving marijuana cultivation were served by Riverside County sheriff’s deputies and state Department of Fish and Wildlife personnel in the unincorporated Aguanga area, about 55 miles north of San Diego.

In addition to the eradicated plants, 2,356 pounds of processed marijuana and 14 firearms were seized, the sheriff”s department said.

– Associated Press