1,100 marijuana plants seized from major growing operation

Apr 1, 2015 2:33 PM by News Staff

More than 1,100 marijuana plants and $30,000 in cash have been seized in a massive Trinity County pot bust, sheriff's deputies say.

Authorities said four people have been charged in connection with the 1,185 marijuana plants, 219 pounds of processed marijuana and $30,900 cash.

Authorities from the Trinity County Sheriff's Narcotics Task Force along with Officers from the United State Forest Service and California Highway Patrol made the bust last Friday while serving a search warrant at a home in Salyer.

Jon Mustapich, 47, of Salyer; Rachel Rodriguez, 26, of Santa Rosa; Jarrett Brickner, 30, of Arcata and Jimmy Garcia, 30, of San Francisco were all arrested without incident and are facing charges of conspiracy to commit crime, cultivating marijuana and possession of marijuana for sale. All four were processed at the Trinity County Jail and then released.

Photos Courtesy Trinity County Sheriff's Office: Top Left: Rodriguez; Top Right: Garcia; Bottom Left: Mustapich; Bottom Right; Brickner


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