Authorities continue to crack down on illegal marijuana cultivations in county, including one in Rancho Cucamonga | Inland Empire News

A total of 34 suspects were arrested, including four from a location in Rancho Cucamonga, during a week-long operation to eradicate illegal marijuana cultivations, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.

More than 33,000 marijuana plants were seized at 26 locations in the county as part of week 10 of Operation Hammer Strike from Nov. 1-7.

The Rancho Cucamonga site was located in the 13100 block of Joliet Drive.

Other locations included Lucerne Valley, San Bernardino, Twentynine Palms, Wonder Valley, Helendale, Newberry Springs, Pinon Hills, Phelan, Daggett, and Barstow.

During the week, authorities seized 8,588 pounds of processed marijuana, nine guns, and more than $24,000 in cash. Investigators eradicated a total of 211 greenhouses found at these locations, as well as two indoor locations. Additionally, investigators mitigated one electrical bypass.

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