Man indicted for growing thousands of marijuana plants
Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 — A federal grand jury returned a three-count indictment today against Mexican national Alejandro Soto-Silva, 21, on Thursday, Aug. 21.
Silva is charged with conspiracy to cultivate marijuana, cultivation of marijuana and depredation of public lands and resources, according to United States Attorney Benjamin Wagner of the Eastern District of California.
According to court documents, on July 30, United States Forest Service agents and Plumas County Sheriff’s deputies entered a large marijuana cultivation site on the Plumas National Forest near the Soda Creek drainage.
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