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
While Brookside police were looking for a stolen vehicle, they came upon a marijuana farm.The police found the stolen vehicle at a home on Brookside Coalburg Road Monday evening.While they secured the scene, officers found a marijuana grow farm on the property.Officers were able to arrest four people. Two other people fled the scene. Officers said one person that fled was armed with an illegal sawed off shotgun. Brookside K9, Narcotics Agents and tactical units were then called to the scene and continued the search for the armed suspects. At approximately 1:15am, Brookside K-9 units located the 5th suspect jumping into the backseat of a passing vehicle. He was immediately taken into custody, officials said.The K-9 units found the final suspect hiding in the woods at about 4:30 a.m. and he was taken into custody. Evidence technicians were called to the scene at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday to collect evidence after … Read More
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