Sheriff’s deputies seize over $800,000 worth of marijuana products from illegal dispensaries
Kern County sheriff’s deputies seized over $800,000 worth of marijuana and other cannabis products from multiple illegal dispensaries in Rosamond.
The sheriff’s office says deputies served search warrants at four dispensaries on Friday, Aug. 17: The Plug located at 2947 Sierra Highway, The Green Empire located at 1379 Sierra Highway, 5 Gramz Stop located at 2949 Sierra Highway, and Green Mile Collective located at 2613 Diamond St.
Deputies seized 142 pounds of marijuana, nearly 14,000 grams of cannabis oils and concentrates, over 800 marijuana edibles, over $25,000 in cash and a firearm.
The sheriff’s office said the street value of the seized marijuana was over $241,000 while cannabis oils and concentrates were valued at $549,000. About $16,240 worth of marijuana edibles were also seized according to the sheriff’s office.
Six people were cited and released for misdemeanor marijuana possession for sale charges.