Deputies raid North County pot plantation

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FALLBROOK, Calif. — Deputies discovered nearly 900 marijuana plants growing in six large greenhouses during an early morning raid Thursday, according to the sheriff’s department.

MarijuanaGreenhouseThe street value of the plants is around $1 million, according to authorities.

Members of the county Narcotics Task Force, including a special weapons detail and deputies from the Fallbrook Sheriff’s Substation served a search warrant at 7 a.m. in the 2700 block of Joan Lane in Fallbrook, sheriff’s spokeswoman Melissa Aquino said.

They found 898 marijuana plants growing in the greenhouses. They also found a loaded gun on the property.

No one was arrested during the raid, but the investigation is continuing, Aquino said.

The raid was the result of an investigation that began last June in response to reports suspicious activity on the property.

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