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Wildlife officers bust black market marijuana operation in Trinity County

Wildlife officers busted a big black market marijuana operation in Trinity County last month.

Posted: Mar 7, 2019 4:21 PM

TRINITY COUNTY, Calif. - Wildlife officers busted a big black market marijuana operation in Trinity County last month.

The Department of Fish and Wildlife, along with the Trinity County Sheriff's Department, served a search warrant in the Hayfork area.

Officers seized five guns, 455 pounds of processed marijuana, more than 1,500 grams of butane honey oil and equipment for a honey oil lab.

Officers also found evidence of black market marijuana being shipped across state lines.

The district attorney's office is reviewing five felony charges against two suspects. 

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