Authorities in Santa Rosa County shut down many cannabis cultivation web sites final week in the biggest bust in the location to-date.
On August 28, County inspectors found around 5 properties in South Santa Rosa exactly where unlicensed industrial cannabis cultivation operations have been taking spot.
According to a County press release, the majority of the cannabis plants have been positioned on two of the properties exactly where they have been interspersed with cornstalks.
Around 26,650 plants have been identified increasing on a two.five-acre plot on a single of the properties and 35,685 plants have been positioned on a further three.three-acre plot on a second house.
The properties are positioned in the habitat of the endangered California tiger salamander.
In total, inspectors found around 63,241 plants in between all of the properties searched.
Prior to August 28, the biggest illegal cannabis cultivation internet site that the County shut down had around 13,000 plants.
The County of Sonoma has responded to 195 complaints of unlicensed cannabis activities and eradicated around 161,000 plants considering that January of 2019.