PHELAN – Too many dogs and marijuana is what authorities located at a Phelan home early Thursday morning when they served a search warrant.
The High Desert Regional Gang Enforcement Team and Specialized Enforcement Division served a search warrant at around 6:45 a.m. at the home located in the 11300 block of Barbet Road. The search warrant was obtained as part of an investigation into a possible illegal grow was possible at the location.
During the search, they no only found 185 marijuana plants in various stages of growth in the backyard of the home, but they also found 30 dogs living in inhumane conditions. The San Bernardino Animal Control responded to the home and took custody of the dogs. They also found two stolen vehicles and members of SANCATT responded and recovered the vehicles.
Although an elderly man and woman were found living in the home, no arrests were made. The investigation is ongoing and the report will ultimately be submitted to the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Officer for review and possible charges.
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