Deputies Pull Over 1,100 Pot Plants

Over 1,100 Marijuana Plants were destroyed after a two day operation in Eastern Shasta County. Deputies went to several parcels in the areas of Buzzard Roost Road, Montgomery Creek Falls Road, and Backbone Ridge Road. The sheriff's office says that 1144 plants were eradicated, and they found evidence of water diversion at multiple sites. Deputies were assisted by Fish and Wildlife's Wetlands Enforcement Team and DFW's Marijuana Enforcement Team. Eight cases will be forwarded to the district attorneys office.