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4 In Moreno Valley Accused Of Marijuana Cultivation

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(L-R) Biridiana Olmos, Giovanna Olmos, Leonard Olmos, Jermaine Brand and were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy, marijuana cultivation for sales, child endangerment, and elder abuse. Brand was also arrested for allegedly committing a crime while out on bail. (credit: Riverside County Sheriff’s Department)

(L-R) Biridiana Olmos, Giovanna Olmos, Leonard Olmos, Jermaine Brand and were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy, marijuana cultivation for sales, child endangerment, and elder abuse. Brand was also arrested for allegedly committing a crime while out on bail. (credit: Riverside County Sheriff’s Department)

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textalerts180 4 In Moreno Valley Accused Of Marijuana Cultivation

MORENO VALLEY (CBSLA.com) — Authorities say they have arrested four people in connection with the cultivation of marijuana.

The arrests Friday were made after authorities executed a search warrant at the home in the 27300 block of Wildwood Street.

“Evidence of drug paraphernalia, marijuana cultivation and sales, weapons violation, conspiracy” was found during the search, according to a statement posted on the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department website.

The statement said five young children and an elderly person were placed in protective custody.

The suspects — identified as 22-year-old Biridiana Olmos; 26-year-old Giovanna Olmos; 24-year-old Leonard Olmos, and 27-year-old Jermaine Brand — were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy, marijuana cultivation for sales, child endangerment, and elder abuse.

The statement said Brand was also arrested on suspicion of committing a crime while out on bail.

The arrests followed an ongoing investigation into illegal drug sales and grand theft, authorities said.

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