KCSO: Couple arrested for 200 marijuana plants, 60 pounds packaged, evidence of sales
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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Officers with the Kern Narcotics Enforcement Team served a Search Warrant in the 4800 Block Olivia Street, in the City of Bakersfield on Monday, officials from the Kern County Sheriff's Office said.
Narcotics detectives received information there was a large amount of marijuana being grown at the residence and that possible sales of marijuana were taking place, officials said.
Detectives located about 200 marijuana plants being grown inside and outside of the residence, officials said.
Additionally detectives located over 60 pounds of processed marijuana believed to be packaged for sales as well as evidence of marijuana sales, officials said.
The residence is located within close proximity of Greenfield Junior High School and has several hundred juveniles passing by daily.
Two residents found at the home were arrested and booked into the Kern County Jail, officials said.
Arrested were Sony Tith, 60 and his wife, Chan Bunthoenn, 53. Both subjects were booked on charges related to cultivating marijuana for sales and conspiracy, officials said.
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