Nevada County pot thieves pose as FBI |

Nevada County pot thieves pose as FBI

GRASS VALLEY “-Thieves posing as FBI agents raided a home outside Nevada City early this morning and stole several pounds of marijuana.

Two men entered a home with guns about 1 a.m. and took about two to three and one-half pounds of marijuana, according to Nevada County Sheriff’s Sgt. Shannan Moon.

Officers at the scene learned the two victims had just trimmed and bagged the marijuana when the heist occurred.

One of the suspects had a small firearm as he entered the room and said, “FBI” to the victims, Moon said in a press statement. The victims were ordered to give up their car keys, wallets and cell phones before the suspects left with the marijuana.

The victims said the get-away car was a dark, gun-metal gray Mitsubishi Eclipse that went south on Quaker Hill Cross Road toward Red Dog Road.

The first suspect is described as a male adult, 6 feet three inches tall, about 275 pounds, lbs, with short dark hair, black shorts, a white t-shirt and multiple tattoos on both arms.

The second suspect is a male adult, five feet 10 inches tall, about 200 pounds, with a shaved head, wearing a gray-hooded sweat shirt and baggy pants.

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