Detectives arrest three in marijuana sting

Sheriff’s detectives arrested three men in connection with a marijuana growing operation in a Ramona residence on Friday.

The arrests were made after sheriff’s detectives, backed by a SWAT unit, served a search warrant at a home at 312 Fegahli Road following a month-long investigation, said Sgt. B. Hout of the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.

Inside the residence, detectives found 120 marijuana plants, five pounds of high-grade marijuana with an estimated street value of $15,000, a firearm and $17,800 in cash, Hout said.

Arrested on suspicion of marijuana cultivation, possession of marijuana for sale and possession of a dangerous weapon were Joshua Day, 27, Justin Lambert, 34, and Douglas Politte, 27, Hout said.

The suspects had installed a steel security screen and steel gates at the residence, where they also kept an aggressive dog, he said.

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Posted by Maureen Robertson on Feb 23 2013. Filed under Featured Story, News, Ramona, Sheriff/Fire. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

3 Comments for “Detectives arrest three in marijuana sting”

  1. mehoff

    meanwhile 3 meth labs operate without problems on the same street……

    …..thank you police, for keeping these dangerous thugs of our streets. i am sure they would have been hurting little kids if you have not sent SWAT to get these child killers

  2. MrsBTaylor1985

    This is an absolutely ridiculous ideology of the typical stoner. . . The typical stoner has kids, takes them to school, properly cares for them and her family, they are not an ignorant fool; unlike the person writing about Meth Labs and grouping a marijuana user/grower into the same category. Meanwhile you are probably nothing but a fascist pig sitting atop your egotistical throne you have made up for yourself to make you feel better about the lousy persecuting person that you are. . . People who drink alcohol and/or smoke cigarettes are much worse than a typical stoner who doesn't drink, doesn't smoke cigarettes, and one who doesn't partake in illicit substances other than Medically prescribed Marijuana because I don't want to be a pill-popping, cigarette smoking, alcoholic idiot like anyone else in this god forsaken country. . . Instead I am a responsible person with a caring heart that wishes for the best, though with humans on this planet I can hardly see that as a potential outcome. . .

  3. Notstoned

    You’re so stoned you can’t even understand sarcasm!!!

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