Moss Landing – The Monterey County Sheriff’s Office eradicated one acre of opium poppies on a field in the 500 block of Dolan Road in Moss Landing over the weekend.
deputies with the sheriffs office destroyed an entire field of poppies over the weekend in moss landing after the plants tested positive for opium, which is used to make heroin, and other opiates.
Officers from the Monterey County Sheriff’s Investigations Division pull up opium poppies the weekend of May 12, 2018, in Moss Landing.
The Monterey County Sheriff’s Office became aware of a possible Opium Poppy field being cultivated in the 500 block of Dolan Road. The Sheriff’s Office Investigations Division eradicated one acre of Opium Poppies, which contained 27,000 plants and another 16,500 harvested plants.
Monterey County Sheriff’s Office deputies seized about 27,000 opium poppies and 16,500 harvested poppies in a field in Moss Landing, California, the department announced on Monday, May 15, 2018.
According to Thornburg, the one acre of opium poppies deputies eradicated in Moss Landing earlier in the month was the first opium poppy bust in Monterey County history. Five of the more recent
Monterey County Sheriff’s deputies seized 27,000 opium poppy plants in a Moss Landing field, according to MCSO.
“Over the weekend the Sheriff’s Office Investigations Division eradicated one acre of opium poppies, which contained approximately 27,000 plants of opium poppies and another 16,500 harvested
The poppies were found near a suburban road in Moss Landing, Calif., located about 15 miles from Monterey. Deputies found more than 43,00 plants, of which 16,500 had already been harvested..
An opium poppy field bust that is believed to be the largest in California history unfolded in Monterey County this month, the Sheriff’s Office announced Wednesday. Eight fields were found in Moss