Sheriff’s deputies seized a massive amount of drugs, more than a dozen guns and tens of thousands in cash after they raided a large-scale production facility in Lane County on Thursday, officials said.
The Lane County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of a stolen vehicle on a property in the 27000 block of Lawrence Road outside of the town of Elmira, which is about 15 miles west of Eugene.
While deputies were investigating the vehicle, they came upon a large butane marijuana hash oil extraction lab, officials said. These types of labs, which are illegal in Oregon unless the operator has a license, can be dangerous because of the potential for explosions associated with butane.
Investigators obtained a search warrant for the rest of the property and another address in nearby Veneta. They discovered a home that was being used entirely for the cultivation of suspected psilocybin mushrooms, an illegal
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