Modesto Power Theft Leads to Large Marijuana Grow

Modesto, CA – Members of the Stanislaus County Drug Enforcement Agency (SDEA) find over 3,500 marijuana plants during a power theft investigation.

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at about 8:45 AM, SDEA Agents served a search warrant at a residence in the 1900 Block of W. Glenwood Avenue in Turlock, after receiving information about an ongoing power theft. 

During a search of the buildings on the property, agents located over 3,000 small marijuana plants, a stolen shotgun and a high capacity handgun in the main house, and over 550 mature marijuana plants in two outbuildings.  The estimated street value of the mature marijuana plants is over $500,000.      

Calvin Anderson Agar, 29-years-old, was arrested for possession of marijuana for sales, power theft, grand theft and possession of stolen property.