FALLBROOK – Hundreds of marijuana plants will be destroyed after a growing operation was found in Fallbrook. 898 plants and a loaded gun were seized after a search warrant was served in the 2700 block of Joan Lane (De Luz) at 7:00 this morning, Thursday, April 10. The marijuana plants were found in six greenhouses. Their estimated street value is between $800,000 and $1,000,000.
Deputies with the Fallbrook Sheriff’s Substation, as well as Sheriff’s Special Enforcement Detail (SED/SWAT) and the Narcotics Task Force (NTF) took part in today’s operation.
No arrests were made and the investigation is ongoing. The investigation started last June following reports of suspicious activity on the property. To report suspicious activity to the Sheriff’s Department, call their non-emergency line at (858) 565-5200. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.