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Search Warrant Led to Arrest of 10 People in Rosamond, California

Search Warrant Led to Arrest of 10 People in Rosamond, California

Rosamond, Califonia: 10 suspects were arrested by officers in the Rosamond region. Additionally, 4 marijuana stores were closed after the arrest.

There was evidence of purported violations of county and state health codes at all four dispensaries.

The arrest happened on 20th December. Sheriff’s officials reported that the operation was a joint program with other agencies.

The officers executed several search warrants across the region. The details revealed by the Sheriff’s office show the following addresses.

  • Lights Out Wellness- 1739 Poplar Street
  • CBD Plus – 2753 Diamond
  • Cali Best Kush – 1733 Sierra Hwy
  • AV Wellness – 2689 Sierra Hwy

Charges including conspiring to commit a crime, possessing marijuana for commercial purposes, maintaining a location for drug sales, and possessing a controlled substance for commercial purposes led to the arrest of multiple people.

The arrested individuals are:

  • Christopher Sosa, 24, of Lancaster
  • Antonio Jesus Hernandez, 27, of Lancaster
  • Edio Noe Rivera Chinchilla, 23, of Lancaster
  • Joseph Torres, 38, of Reseda
  • Erika Martinez, 24, of Palmdale
  • Guadalupe Vieyra, 32, of Little Rock
  • Gregory Fannel, 41, of Lancaster
  • Pedro Torres, 47, of Lancaster
  • Samuel Small, 34, of Palmdale
  • Tushaun Jones 22, of Lancaster

Further allegations against Chinchilla stem from his alleged falsification of identification to a peace officer and his multiple outstanding arrest warrants from Los Angeles County related to domestic abuse.

The agencies involved are:

  • KCSO’s High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Task Force (KC-HIDTA)
  • Wardens from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife/Cannabis Enforcement Program (CEP).
  • Officers from the Kern County Probation Department.
  • Detectives from the California Department of Cannabis Control (DCC).
  • Investigators from the Kern County District Attorney’s Office.

The follow-up investigation will be conducted by the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA). All four closed dispensaries will be investigated for the banned sales of marijuana and various cannabis products.

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