SWAT TEAM DEPLOYED FOR DRUG BUST IN RAMONA

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February 23, 2013 (Ramona) –Three men were arrested early February 22 in Ramona following a SWAT operation that led to the seizure of $15,000 worth of marijuana, plus a firearm and $17000 cash.

“The suspects had fortified the residence with a steel security screen door, steel gates and an aggressive dog,” said Sergeant B. Hout with the San Diego Sheriff’s office.

Sheriff’s detectives from the Ramona substation, with assistance form the Sheriff’s Special Enforcement Detail (SWAT team), served a warrant at a residence at 312 Fegahli Road around 6 a.m. Thursday.  The search warrant was the result of a month-long narcotics operation.

Authorities found approximately 120 high-grade marijuana plants plus five pounds of high-grade marijuana with a street value of $15,000,

Joshua Day, Justin Lambert and Dougles Politte were arrested and booked for marijuana cultivation, possession of marijuana for sale, and possession of a dangerous weapon.