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In recent months, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of California, together with its federal, state and local law enforcement partners, has taken a wide range of actions to enforce federal law prohibiting the cultivation and distribution of marijuana. These actions, many of which are detailed here, include bringing criminal charges against those responsible for growing marijuana and distributing in our district, searching grow and distribution locations, bringing forfeiture complaints against the properties involved, seizing proceeds of marijuana businesses, and sending notice letters to owners of properties where marijuana is being grown or sold.
As to each of the cases described in the publicly posted release, the charges brought are only allegations, and the individuals involved are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Continue reading