East County News Service
June 26, 2020 (San Diego’s East County) – More than a thousand pounds of marijuana products, six firearms, and over $221,000 in cash were seized Thursday following search warrants served at six illegal dispensaries and three homes. The raids took place in Lakeside, unincorporated El Cajon and the city of San Diego, conducted by investigators from the county Sheriff’s department and San Diego Police.
“This is part of an ongoing, multi-month investigation being conducted with the assistance of the District Attorney's Office,” says Lieutenant Ricardo Lopez with the Sheriff’s department.
Investigators assigned to the Lakeside Sheriff's Substation worked in conjunction with County Code Compliance to address numerous community complaints related to unlicensed and illegal marijuana dispensaries located in residential neighborhoods and near local schools.