Mendocino County Sheriff's Office
Press Release
(Title of Crime/Incident) 11358 H&S Cultivation of Marijuana, 11359 H&S Possession of Marijuana for sale, 11377 H&S Possession of a controlled substance, 1203.2 Violation Of Probation
Report Number:
12-29705    
Coroner Number:
   
Crime/Incident:
11358 H&S Cultivation of Marijuana, 11359 H&S Possession of Marijuana for sale, 11377 H&S Possession of a controlled substance, 1203.2 Violation Of Probation
Location:
Peperwood Court, Redwood Valley, Ca.
When: Date: 11/4/12 Time: 1100 hrs
Victim Info :        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Victim #1: State of California
Suspect Info:        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Suspect #1: Melanie Hargis 29 Redwood Valley CA
Suspect #2: Jedidiah Jones 33 Redwood Valley, CA
         
Written by: Sergeant Rick Wagner
Synopsis: On 11/4/12 at 1100 hrs. Sheriff's Deputies served a Search Warrant at the Melanie Hargis and Jedidiah Jones Residence on Pepperwood Ct. in Redwood Valley, Ca. in regards to complaints of a possible commercial Marijuana Growing operation at location.

While serving the Search Warrant Deputies located one hundred eighty seven growing Marijuana plants, seventy pounds of hanging, drying Marijuana Bud and over one hundred pounds of processed and packaged Marijuana. While searching the residence Deputies also located a small package of a suspected controlled substance in the suspects bedroom. Both Suspects were also on probation for the same or similar offenses.

Melanie Hargis 29 of Redwood Valley was at location and taken into custody for the listed charges without incident. She was booked into the Mendocino County Jail with Bail set at $30,000.00

Jedidiah Jones 33 of Redwood Valley was located in the County Jail parking lot 11/4/12 at 1700 hrs attempting to bail Hargis out of jail. He was taken into custody without incident for the listed charges and he too was booked into the County Jail with bail set at $30,000.00
Approved By: Sergeant James VanHagen