December 22, 2014
RENO, Nev. -- Police officers confiscated about 30 pounds of marijuana from a growing operation in a Truckee neighborhood.
It happened while officers where looking into a suspicious person in the Sierra Meadows area. During the investigation, officers contacted a male at his home and found a grow operation and already-packaged marijuana.
Officers say the pot was divided into one-pound and half-pound bags. They estimate it has a minimum street value of $75,000.
One person was arrested and officers are investigating other potential suspects.
Truckee Police Department officials emphasized they are "committed to protecting our community, and particularly our kids, from drugs."