Police make $140K pot bust | SierraSun.com

Police make $140K pot bust

Submitted photo The grow room at the Reynolds Way home in Truckee where authorities say they found marijuana plants and grow equipment.

Staff reports

Local police and Federal Drug Enforcement Agency officers searched two Truckee homes Thursday and found an estimated $140,000 worth of marijuana plants, according to Truckee police.No arrests have been made at this time, and the investigation is ongoing.

According to police, the residences – one at 10351 Somerset Drive in Glenshire and the other at 10457 Reynolds Way near the Ponderosa Golf Course – are linked. The home on Reynolds was a rental.

Officers found “very sophisticated grow equipment” at both residences, valued at approximately $10,000 and more than 70 live marijuana plants at the Reynolds Way house, according to police. Other evidence at the Somerset Drive home suggested a recent marijuana harvest, police said.Truckee police officials could not be reached on Tuesday for more information.