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INFORMATION RELEASE

Subject: Marijuana GrowDate: 02-17-2011
From: Sgt David WrightsonCase or Incident: #110216-001
Summary:On February 15th, 2011, the Juneau Police Department Drug Enforcement Unit (JPDDEU) received information regarding a possible Marijuana grow operation on Trafalgar Street in the Mendenhall Valley.

On February 16, 2011, the Juneau Police Department Drug Enforcement Unit (JPDDEU) applied for, and was granted a Search warrant for the residence at 4492 Trafalgar St.

With the assistance of the local office of the FBI and SECAD, the Juneau Police Department Drug Enforcement Unit executed the Search Warrant on the residence.

Inside the residence officers located a 60 plant, hydroponic, Marijuana grow operation. The estimated local street value of the Marijuana yielded from 60 indoor plants is $360,000.00.

The entire operation was seized and the investigation is ongoing.

All factual allegations contained in this release are based upon preliminary investigation and are subject to change or clarification as the investigation continues.    Any charges reported in this release are merely accusations and all persons named in this release are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.*** END OF STATEMENT ***