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Bakersfield Police bust two illegal pot shops

63 pot shops have closed since Oct. 1
Bakersfield Police bust two illegal pot shops
Posted at 4:01 PM, Dec 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-18 19:01:08-05

Bakersfield Police seized large amounts of marijuana and more than $11,000 after serving two search warrants at marijuana dispensaries on Monday. 

The warrants were served at Sunny Beach Collective on Brundage Lane and Green Door Dispensary on South H Street on Dec. 18.

The businesses were searched after they were instructed to stop operating illegally in Kern County, police said. The businesses continued regardless of their illegal status.

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Police seized $11,790 in cash and a large amount of marijuana during the searches on Monday. Code enforcement officers deemed the structures uninhabitable for occupancy due to safety violations. 

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Since Oct. 1, police said these operations have shut down 63 marijuana dispensaries in the City of Bakersfield.

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Anyone with information about these investigations is asked to call Bakersfield Police at (661) 327-7111.