Suspect #1 Barajas, Marco Antonio age 26 yrs , Santa Rosa Charges: 11359 H&S 182 PC
Suspect #2 Ortiz, Josue Huerta age 23 yrs, Stockton, Ca Charges: 11359 H&S 182 PC
Aguillon, Jose Luis, 65, Santa Rosa Ca.
Campos, Gerrardo, 30, Alpaugh, Ca.
Barajas, Christain , 28, Delano, CA.
Madrigal, Arnulfo, 23, Delano, Ca.
Maldonado, Jose Angel, 23, Stockton, Ca.
Villegas, Julio Cesar, 21, Alpaugh, Ca.
Enriquez, Felipe Mendez, 29, Alpaugh, Ca.
Sandoval, Cesar Gonzalez, 27, Santa Rosa, Ca.
Madrical, Teodolo, 33, Santa Rosa, Ca.
Osorio, Jose Luis, 24, Alpaugh, Ca.
Campos, Freddy, 25, Delano, Ca.
Azendano, Asuncion, 26 Dealno, Ca.
On October 19, 2012 Investigators’ from the California Department of Corrections Fugitive Apprehension Team were in the 10700 Blk of Ave 16, in the Delano area looking a wanted parolee. When the investigators arrived at a residence in the area several subjects fled the area on foot and the investigators uncovered a large scale marijuana processing operation. Deputies from the Sheriff’s Departments Pixley substations responded to assist the parole agents. The listed suspects were located either in the buildings or on the property assisting in the manicuring and processing of the Marijuana. The property was seized and Detectives from the STEP Team were called in to take over the investigation.
A search warrant was written for the location and the ensuing search and investigation revealed three large building on the property and marijuana was found in the buildings in the various stages of drying and processing. There was living areas as well. Approximately Five Hundred (500) pounds of partially processed Marijuana, Two Hundred fifty pounds of processed marijuana packaged for sales and distribution, scales, packaging materials, indicia related to the sales of marijuana and a large amount of US Currency. Seven (7) firearms were located as well, one of which was an assault style rifle, and several handguns with large capacity magazines. Also located was large amount of shipping material from a major US shipping company for distribution purposes. It was determined that the listed suspects were performing various duties involved in the sales of marijuana under the guise of medical marijuana.
All the suspects were taken into custody without incident for Possession for sales of Marijuana and Conspiracy and booked at the Tulare County Jail on the listed charges.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Sheriff’s Department.
Photos available through the Main Jail.