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Deputies find grow ops, stolen property at Roy-area home

Acting on a tip, Pierce County sheriff’s deputies found two marijuana grow operations and a bounty of stolen property last week on a Roy-area property.

The tipster reported to deputies on Feb. 25 that there was possible stolen property at the home in the 4600 block of 350th Street Court South. There’s a history of criminal activity at the home and the homeowner and his son had outstanding misdemeanor warrants, the Sheriff’s Department reports.

Deputies went to the home and spotted a stolen quad and street bike parked out front. They located two suspects hiding in the garage (one of

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Bonney Lake Police bust pot operation

Bonney Lake Police busted a large pot growing operation in the city Tuesday afternoon, seizing about 100 marijuana plants and arresting two men.

Assisted by members of the Metro SWAT team, the police served a search warrant around 3:30 p.m. on a residence on the 20900 block of 92nd Avenue East. In addition to the marijuana, investigators seized several vehicles and other items that are believed to be stolen. The two suspects are in custody on suspicion of unlawful manufacturing of marijuana.


Traffic stop leads to drug bust at South Tacoma home

A traffic stop late Tuesday led to the discovery of a marijuana grow operation inside a South Tacoma garage.

Now, a husband and wife are in Pierce County Jail on drug-related charges.

The police activity began shortly after 11 p.m. when a Washington State Patrol trooper stopped a Honda Accord, Tacoma police spokesman Mark Fulghum said. The stop was conducted at South 72nd and South Hosmer streets.

The trooper smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the car and saw drugs and paraphernalia inside the vehicle. The driver was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving and drug-related charges, Fulghum said.


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Deputies find grow op, signs of dog fighting operation in Graham

A domestic violence call led to the discovery of a mid-size marijuana grow operation and possible dog fighting operation this weekend in the Graham area.

Pierce County sheriff’s deputies arrested a 36-year-old man Saturday morning on suspicion of first-degree domestic violence assault and unlawful manufacturing of marijuana, Pierce County sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer said.

They also seized 22 pit bulls – most with scars all over their bodies and others with fresh wounds – that were caged separately on the property in the 9200 block of 229th Street East. The dogs are being housed with the Humane Society of Tacoma-Pierce

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