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Thousands of Marijuana Plants Seized in San Bernardino County

(NBC) Nearly 4,000 marijuana plants were seized and one suspect was arrested in a multi-agency investigation in San Bernardino County on Friday.

The seizure, which resulted in eight search warrants and 3,700 marijuana plants being seized, was an effort by three different agencies focusing on the unincorporated communities of Newberry Springs and Daggett, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department.

In addition to the plants, authorities also recovered over 50 pounds of processed marijuana.

The county's Commercial Cannabis Ordinance prohibits marijuana cultivation and commercial marijuana activities. Violation of the ordinance is a felony.

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