Large-scale marijuana operation bust includes Colorado Springs after multi-county investigation | Colorado Springs News

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More than $32,000 in cash, over 1,500 marijuana plants, two shotguns, two pistols and two scoped rifles were seized by law enforcement officers Wednesday during a multi-county investigation into the illegal growth and sale of marijuana, according to a police news release.

Joseph Vaquilar, 35, Javier Morejon, 65, and Robin Morejon, 55, were arrested on suspicion of growing and selling black market marijuana. The three suspects were charged with with offenses related to marijuana, a drug felony 1, and special drug offender — a drug felony 1.

The Teller County Narcotics Team, the Las Animas Sheriff’s Office, the DEA, the Colorado State Patrol, and the Colorado Springs Police Department…

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