11 Charged After Huge Marijuana Raid in Oakland

Oakland police raided a warehouse on Wednesday night and found about 2,500 pot plants, $40,000 in cash and guns, ammunition and body armor.

Saturday, Apr 28, 2012  |  Updated 6:02 PM PDT
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The warehouse was also outfitted with a video surveillance system and its doors bolstered with reinforced steel.

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Alameda County prosecutors have filed charges against 11 people in connection with what police said was one of the largest marijuana grows in Oakland's history.

The Oakland Tribune reported that each suspect was charged on Friday with felony possession of marijuana for sale and cultivating marijuana.

The operation's owner, 35-year-old Adrian Orion Papajohn, is also being charged with six counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm and other charges.

Oakland police raided a warehouse on Wednesday night and found about 2,500 pot plants, $40,000 in cash and guns, ammunition and body armor.

The warehouse was also outfitted with a video surveillance system and its doors bolstered with reinforced steel.

Police said the warehouse was not permitted as a medical marijuana operation.

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