OAKLAND, Calif. (KRON) — Over $30 million worth of illegal cannabis was seized after search warrants were served across the East Bay, according to a press release from the Department of Cannabis Control.

Two search warrants were executed in Oakland and one was in Hayward. A total of $33.9 million in illegal cannabis was found in the searches. Along with the marijuana, $68,841 in cash and two firearms were seized.

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The first two search warrants were executed by the Department of Cannabis Control, and the last was led by the Department of Fish and Wildlife. The following items were seized:

  • 26,836 illegal cannabis plants valued at $22,139,700
  • 2,720 pounds of illegal cannabis flower valued at $4,488,000
  • 2 firearms (one AR-style semi-automatic rifle and one handgun)
  • $68,841 in cash
  • 7,113 illegal cannabis plants valued at $5,868,225
  • 906 pounds of processed flower valued at $1,494,900

The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration also provide financial expertise to assist the investigation.