MADERA COUNTY – MADNET along with Sheriff’s Deputies, SWAT Personnel and agents with Madera County Code Enforcement finished a 5-hour mission, eradicating marijuana plants found growing at three residences all located in a Chowchilla.
Agents pulled almost 1,000 marijuana plants (between three and 7 feet tall) out of four separate plywood grows -- all of which were in violation of Madera County’s Medical Marijuana Cultivation Regulations. Enclosures can only be 120 square feet.
In addition to the nearly 1,000 plants pulled from each of these gardens, two weapons were seized and two men taken into custody.
- ASCENCION CHAGOLLAN, DOB: 12/25/77 -- wanted in Fresno on a $60,000.00 warrant for assault. He was transported to Fresno County.
- LUIS ANGEL ROJAS, DOB 6/7/90 – taken into custody for being a felon in possession of a fireman.