It’s happening in the shadow of Mount Shasta — hundreds of marijuana gardens pockmarking the landscape in neighborhoods that have little in the way of housing.
For law enforcement officials in Siskiyou County, it’s a state of emergency.
“This is a monumental effort but, then again, we’ve got a monumental problem,” says Sheriff Jon E. Lopey.
What’s unfolding in this county is a race between growers and the law to see who can get to the countless grow gardens first.
Walker, Wilson. “Hundreds of Illegal Marijuana Grow Operations Sprout in the Shadow of Mount Shasta.” www.sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com. 27 October 2017. Web. 1 November 2017.