Marijuana Incidents

Marijuana affects everyone, whether you're a grower, a user, or an innocent bystander. Think it doesn't affect you? Read the below incidents and think again.

October 2013
4000 W Church Ave, Fresno
Home Invasion Robbery- Several armed suspects attempt to rob victims of marijuana and eventually flee without taking anything.  Responding deputies discover a large marijuana grow on the property, and processed marijuana and other narcotics related material in a shed.

October 2013
6500 N Woodson Ave, Fresno
Armed Robbery- Resident is robbed of concentrated marijuana, and allegedly $50,000 in cash.  Concentrated marijuana lab discovered in back yard of residence.

October 2013
18000 E Manning Ave
Home Invasion Robbery- Several armed suspects rob residents of marijuana.

October 2013
21000 E Adams Ave
Home Invasion Robbery- Several armed suspects rob residents of marijuana from grow.  During robbery, victims are bound, one is tazed.

September, 2013
3500 W Annadale Ave, Fresno
Wanted Felon- Deputies respond to location to arrest wanted felon.  During search, they discover marijuana grow, narcotics, rifles, and stolen property.  Four arrested on several felony charges.

August 2013
7500 N Chestnut Ave, Fresno
Burglary in Progress- Victim interrupts burglary at the business and blocks suspect vehicle with his personal vehicle.  All suspects flee prior to deputies arriving.  Investigation reveals marijuana grow at the business, and several guns and marijuana that had been stolen from the home.

August 2013
Highland & Jensen, Fresno
While handling an unrelated call in the area, deputy discovers a male subject with his hands zipped tied.  At same time, armed robbery call comes in from same location.  Investigation reveals several armed suspects attempted to steal marijuana from the field but instead robbed the victim of his personal property.

August 2013
Greenwood & American, Sanger
Assault with a Deadly Weapon- Subject arrives at sanger Hospital with gunshot wound.  He had attempted to steal marijuana from large grow when he was confronted by guards.  As subject flees, he is shot by one of the guards.

August 2013
Elm & American, Fresno
Vehicle Stop- Deputies initiate vehicle stop and detain a female for having stolen property.  Investigation leads to address on American Ave where they discover several pounds of processed marijuana and several rounds of ammunition.  The stolen property and marijuana were found to have been taken during an armed robbery.  Three arrested.

August 2013
5500 W Dinuba Ave
Vehicle Stop- Deputies stop stolen vehicle out of Fresno, and detain several occupants. Investigation reveals large amount of marijuana in the vehicle.  Three arrested on several felony charges, one a parolee, one a probationer.

July 2013
1000 N Zediker Ave, Sanger
Search Warrant/Eradication- Narcotics detectives, along with agents from US Forest Service, US Fish & Game, and National Guard serve Search warrant at large marijuana grow.  Over 35,000 marijuana plants eradicated.

July 2013
12000 E American Ave, Sanger
Home Invasion Robbery- Several armed and masked suspects take over residence, tying up all residents, including children.  Demand marijuana however there is none.  Suspects steal other items and victim’s vehicle.

June 2013
2000 E American Ave, Fresno
Wanted Felon- deputies respond to residence to arrest a wanted subject.  While there, they arrest a second parolee and discover a marijuana grow, methamphetamine, and several guns.

June 2013
2500 S Valentine Ave
Commercial Burglary- During theft investigation, deputies discover large marijuana grow at residence.  Four arrested, stolen property recovered, and children placed with CPS.

June 2013
Hwy 180 & Alta, Sanger
Vehicle Pursuit/ Shots Fired- Deputies pursue four subjects in truck who were apparently firing a handgun in area of Dunlap.  Speeds reach 80mph during which time suspects toss sawed-off shotgun.  Subjects connected to marijuana grow in area.  Two arrested.  

April 2013
4000 Marcus Ave, Friant
Assault with a Deadly Weapon Disturbance- Several calls reporting shots fired at a residence.  Deputies respond and contact several subjects at residence.  Discover marijuana grow, and several guns.  Four are arrested on a variety of charges, and a five year old child is placed with CPS.

Mar 2013
5000 E Tyler Ave, Fresno
Shots Fired Disturbance- Unknown suspects fire several gunshots at residence and surrounding parked vehicles.  Deputies discover marijuana grow in back yard.  Alleged victims uncooperative with responding deputies.

Feb 2013
20000 W Central Ave, Sanger
Attempt Suicide- Female shoots herself during argument with boyfriend.  Both extremely high on marijuana.

Jan 2013
Hill & American, Sanger
Home Invasion Robbery- Several suspects armed with guns force their way into the victim's residence stealing marijuana growing equipment and other property. While being held at gunpoint, a female victim was groped. However, no one was injured.

Nov 2012
2000 N Bryan Ave, Fresno
Home Invasion Robbery- Multiple suspects, armed with handguns, rob wheelchair bound victim of medical marijuana and other personal property.

Nov 2012
16000 E Goodfellow Ave, Sanger
Attempt Theft/Shots Fired Disturbance- Running gun battle between owner of marijuana grow and suspects who attempted to steal plants. Several shots were fired. However, no one was struck by the gunfire.

Nov 2012
2000 S State Ave, San Joaquin
Murder- During an attempted theft of plants from a large marijuana grow, suspects exchange several gunshots with owners of the grow. Two are struck, one dies as a result of his injuries.

Oct 2012
7000 S Academy Ave, Parlier
Home Invasion Robbery- Several subjects, armed with guns, rob residents who allegedly sell marijuana out of the residence. No one injured.

Oct 2012
1000 W Adams Ave, Fresno
Stolen Vehicle/Disturbance- Subjects use stolen vehicle to haul away stolen marijuana plants.

Oct 2012
13000 S Highland Ave, Selma
Armed Robbery- Several suspects threaten family with gun, and assault family's dog with a bat, while they attempt to steal plants from a marijuana grow at a neighbor's residence. No one injured.

Oct 2012
Walnut & Riverdale, Riverdale
Attempt Theft/Assault with a Deadly Weapon- Juveniles attempt to steal plants from large marijuana grow, and are fired upon. No one injured.

Oct 2012
5000 S McCall Ave, Del Rey
Attempt Theft/Assault with a Deadly Weapon- During an attempted theft of plants from a large marijuana grow, several gunshots are exchanged between suspects and victims. One suspect possibly struck by gunfire but never located.

Oct 2012
16000 E Goodfellow Ave, Sanger
Shots Fired- Several shots fired at large marijuana grow. No one injured.

Oct 2012
Herndon & Monroe, Fresno
Disturbance- Several subjects and vehicles involved in disturbance at large marijuana grow. No one injured.

Oct 2012
38000 Squaw Valley Rd, Squaw Valley
Injured Person/Assault with a Deadly Weapon- Subject shot at large marijuana grow. Subject uncooperative with deputies.

Oct 2012
2000 Burk Lane, Squaw Valley
Armed Robbery- While at their residence, victims robbed at gunpoint by two suspects of marijuana plants and other personal property. No one injured.

Oct 2012
Indianola & Shields, Fresno
Disturbance- Several subjects and vehicles involved in disturbance at large marijuana grow. No one injured.

Oct 2012
Hill & Lincoln, Sanger
Armed Robbery/Stolen Vehicle- Suspects dressed in police gear, rob victims at gunpoint of marijuana and vehicle. No one injured.

Sep 2012
Lincoln & Minnewawa, Fresno
Theft- Subject arrested for stealing several plants from large marijuana grow.

Sep 2012
3000 W Jensen Ave, Fresno
Assault With Deadly Weapon- Victim shot while checking an indoor marijuana grow at his residence. Victim survives his injuries.

Sep 2012
Butler & Locan, Fresno
Armed Robbery- Several armed suspect's assault and rob multiple victims working in a large marijuana grow. Shots are fired with no injuries. Several marijuana plants stolen as well as victim's personal property.

Sep 2012
4000 S Cherry Ave, Fresno
Murder- Domestic violence related murder at former site of large marijuana grow. Double murder occurred at same location earlier in year.

Aug 2012
4000 S Cherry Ave, Fresno
Double Murder- Two subjects are shot and killed at site of large marijuana grow.

Apr 2012
20000 Elwood Rd, Wonder Valley
Home Invasion Robbery- 78 Year old victim arrives home and is immediately assaulted by at least two suspects. Victim is shot, beaten, and medical marijuana is stolen from the residence. Victim survives his injuries.

Apr 2012
Willow & Annadale, Fresno
Murder- Subjects attempt to steal plants from large marijuana grow and are fired upon by owners of the grow. One subject struck and killed by gunfire.

Contact Information

Lieutenant Patrick Hanson
(559) 600-8423
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