Investigators seized millions of dollars worth of processed marijuana in the Mojave and Rosamond area after executing search warrants involving illegal cultivation of the drug, the Kern County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.

The department said officers with KCSO and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife found 4,885 marijuana plans, 561 pounds of processed marijuana worth an estimated $2.6 million, $4,949 in currency and a stolen .357 magnum revolver from the searches, which took place on Friday.

Artemio Lepiz, 60, of Mojave; Clark Lepiz, 25, of Mojave; Hamlet Abrahamyan, 26, of Rosamond; and Fidel Torres, 48, of Rosamond were arrested on suspicion of illegal cultivation of marijuana, the release said.

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Conscience of Bakersfield

With legal places to grow all over the state, California city and Arvin why would they grow pot illegally? OHHHH yeah, because they are criminals and don't care about the law.

JSmith

I found it funny that TBC advertised hispanic month with this article abut these criminal amigos. Thanks hombres for growing illegal weed, awesome achievement !

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