• Pleas reached, more arrests made in underground illegal marijuana grow investigation in Mojave Desert

    18 days ago - By Bésame

    Five of the 11 defendants in a massive subterranean illegal marijuana operation in the San Bernardino County high desert have reached plea agreements with prosecutors while new arrests have been made of some of the outstanding suspects, according to authorities.
    The five defendants who were in custody in May - Cheng Lin, 30, Wu Lin, 33, Qiaoyan Liu, 35, Zhonggui He, 60, and Mingfeng He, 35 - all reached plea agreements with San Bernardino County prosecutors and have been sentenced to varying terms of probation as well as imprisonment at county jail, San Bernardino County Superior Court...
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