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Sheriff receives OK to continue cannabis elimination ops


Last updated 5/17/2018 at 10:28am

RIVERSIDE – The Riverside County Board of Supervisors authorized county Sheriff Stan Sniff to accept a $160,000 federal grant that will pay for ongoing operations to eliminate illegal marijuana grows countywide and assist the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration with intelligence-gathering on illicit growers and their product.

The board’s 5-0 vote will permit the sheriff to assign deputies in what remains of the current fiscal year, as well as all of 2018-2019, to the Domestic Cannabis Eradication and Suppression Program.

“The (grant) will allow the sheriff’s department to continu...

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