February 1, 2022 – The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department reports between January 24, 2022 and January 30, 2022, investigators from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department – Marijuana Enforcement Team (MET), along with Sheriff’s Deputies of San Bernardino from several different Patrol Stations, served 17 search warrants at various locations in Apple Valley, Wonder Valley, Twentynine Palms, Hinkley, El Mirage, Walnut, Hinkley, Adelanto, West Covina, Hesperia, Alhambra and Chino Hills. MET staff had received numerous complaints about large outdoor and indoor marijuana grow operations in these areas. Over the past week, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s staff have located and arrested 36 suspects. Investigators seized 52,715 marijuana plants, 3,575.5 pounds of processed marijuana, 10 firearms and over $51,000.00 in cash. Investigators eradicated a total of 256 greenhouses found at these locations. Investigators attenuated an electrical bypass and a THC extraction lab.

Investigations revealed that the cannabis crops did not comply with the California Medical and Adult Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) and San Bernardino County’s ordinance prohibiting commercial cannabis activity. cannabis. San Bernardino County has a law prohibiting commercial cannabis activity, which includes growing marijuana plants outdoors.

The Sheriff’s Gang and Narcotics Division will continue to enforce California cannabis laws and the San Bernardino County ordinance regarding the cultivation and distribution of cannabis. Those found guilty of violating state law and the county ordinance are subject to fines, prosecution and seizure of property.

Landlords who grow marijuana or know that their tenants are growing marijuana on their properties in violation of state law and local ordinances may also face civil or criminal penalties. Owners are encouraged to contact their local law enforcement or code compliance agency to confirm if cultivation of cannabis is prohibited or permitted under specific regulations.

The suspects were cited or convicted for cultivation of cannabis, more than six plants, possession for sale of marijuana, illegal discharge of water, manufacture of a controlled substance, theft of utilities and conspiracy.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to contact the Sheriff’s Gang/Narcotics Division at (909) 387-8400 or [email protected] Callers who wish to remain anonymous can call the We-Tip Helpline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463), or you can leave the We-Tip Helpline information at www.wetip .com.

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DATE/TIME: from January 24, 2022 to January 30, 2022

INCIDENT: Outdoor Marijuana Grows – Operation Hammer Strike, Week 22

LOCATION: #1 – 14000 Block of Lakota Road, Apple Valley
#2 – 83400 Block Amboy Road, Wonder Valley
#3 – Unaddressed Parcel, Wonder Valley
#4 – Unaddressed package, El Mirage
#5 – 1900 Block of Slate Creek Drive, Walnut
#6 – 4300 Block of Baghdad Highway, Twentynine Palms
#7 – Unaddressed package, El Mirage
#8 – 39600 Summerset Block, Hinkley
#9 – 42100 Block of Friends Drive, Hinkley
#10 – Parcel without address, Adelanto
#11 – 42700 Block from Hinkley Road, Hinkley
#12 – Unaddressed package, Hinkley
#13 – Block 600 of Butterfield, West Covina
#14 – Parcel without address, Adelanto
#15 – 15400 Riverside, Hesperia
#16 – 2000 Block of Elm Street, Alhambra
#17 – 1900 Block of Deer Haven, Chino Hills

SUSPECT(S): Huang Bangrun, a 70-year-old man from Flushing, NY. Location #6
Hua Zhang, 50, resident of Fairfield, California. Location #7
Yu Sun, a 58-year-old man from San Gabriel, California. Location #7
Douangchanh Vongchampa, a 65-year-old man from San Francisco, California. Location #8
James White, a 55-year-old resident of Hinkley, California. Location #8
Sang Vongchampa, 58, resident of Fresno, California. Location #8
Bounmy Souksavat, a 63-year-old man from Fresno, California. Location #8
My Baccam, 50-year-old male residing in Charlotte, North Carolina. Location #8
Neijun Sun, a 46-year-old man residing in San Francisco, California. Location #10
Rui Huang, a 53-year-old man from Alhambra, California. Location #10
Yinong Tang, a 60-year-old man from Pomona, California. Location #10
Shiwo Hu, a 55-year-old man residing in Los Angeles, California. Location #10
Kezhen Song, a 58-year-old man residing in China. Location #10
Chen Kang, a 57-year-old man residing in China. Location #10
Yingzhou Fan, a 49-year-old man from West Covina, California. Location #13
Yanhua Li, 50, resident of West Covina, CA. Location #13
Quonghao Gan, 74, resident of San Francisco, California. Location #13
Cheng Zhong Fan, a 77-year-old man from San Francisco, California. Location #13
Liu Weiying, a 43-year-old man from San Jose, California. Location #14
Rijn Chen, a 51-year-old man residing in Los Angeles, California. Location #14
Xiaokiang Zhou, a 30-year-old man from Rosemead, California. Location #14
Ming Zheng, a 48-year-old man from Los Angeles, California. Location #14
Jian Yijuan, a 48-year-old man from Alhambra, California. Location #14
Doan Phuong, a 42-year-old man residing in Los Angeles, California. Location #14
Yiguang Jian, a 46-year-old man from Los Angeles, California. Location #14
Di Tang, a 50-year-old man residing in Los Angeles, California. Location #14
Song Zhong, a 37-year-old man from Los Angeles, California. Location #14
Yuerong Tang, a 48-year-old man residing in Los Angeles, California. Location #14
Kenneth Zheng, a 44-year-old man from La Habra, California. Location #14
Xiuzhau Liao, a 23-year-old man from Los Angeles, California. Location #14
Qiongyou Ye, a 56-year-old male from Upland, California. Location #14
Yuyvian Feng, a 50-year-old man residing in Los Angeles, California. Location #14
Lance Stratton, a 41-year-old man from Hesperia, California. Location #15
Xiuwen Liao, a 27-year-old man residing in China. Location #16
Xiuyao Liao, a 19-year-old man residing in China. Location #16
Derrick Robinson, a 34-year-old man residing in Orlando, Florida. Location #17

Refer: Sheriff’s Public Affairs

Position: Gangs/Narcotics Division

Phone number (909) 387-3700

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Source: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

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