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Posted by: thepinetree on 01/28/2019 08:28 PM Updated by: thepinetree on 01/28/2019 08:37 PM
Expires: 01/01/2024 12:00 AM
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Explosion at Quartz Mine Marijuana Grow, One Hospitalized and Marijuana Seized

Mountain Ranch, CA...On 1-26-19 at approx. 0805 hours CCSO Dispatch received multiple reports of an explosion in the area of the 6000 block of Quartz Mine Road in Mountain Ranch. Upon arrival to the area Deputies were directed to a property by neighbors who heard the loud noise and people yelling. An outbuilding was found to have been demolished from an explosion. While Deputies were conducting their investigation and attempting to locate subjects on the property, Mark Twain Medical Center reported that a 41 year old female had arrived at the hospital emergency room with burns. A CCSO Explosive Ordinance Device Team (aka Bomb Team) Deputy along with members of the Marijuana Enforcement Team responded to this incident. Evidence of mixed light and indoor marijuana cultivation were discovered on this property. An investigation is ongoing in regards to the marijuana. 1000 marijuana plants and 136 pounds of processed marijuana were seized.






From statements obtained, Deputies determined that the explosion appears to have been caused by a propane stove being left on overnight in the outbuilding. When the female entered the outbuilding and attempted to turn the stove off, the explosion occurred causing injury to the female who was later transported out of county to a trauma center. Her condition status is unknown. This is an ongoing investigation. No further information is available at this time.


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Ban
Posted on: 2019-01-28 20:40:00   By: Anonymous
 
Another one bites the dust!!!! Ban this crap.


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    Re: Ban
    Posted on: 2019-01-28 21:49:58   By: Anonymous
     
    It is banned. Regulate.

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      Re: Ban
      Posted on: 2019-01-29 13:26:01   By: Anonymous
       
      Right Hoser, here's a property with cultivation going on and a building blowing up, sending a seriously injured woman to the hospital. We need more of that right? FOOL....

      This lame ass county can't even get or keep permanent officials, like a CEO or building department head. The county was totally unprepared last time they chose to regulate. Before they even begin to think about that again they should provide the citizens the minimum staffing and services appropriate to any county government. If they can do that, and they haven't been able to for years.....then possibly a vote for the people on the idea of regulated cannabis.

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        Re: Ban
        Posted on: 2019-01-29 15:08:14   By: Anonymous
         
        First Mr Short resignation/termination was a great thing for this county and the building department. Second if the new BOS wants to bring commercial marijuana back to this county it needs to be put on the ballot so the citizens can vote to keep the ban or regulate. Not that the citizens haven't already voted no to commercial marijuana but wasting tax papers money every year on this issue is ridiculous. Out it on the ballot let us vote once and for all so that every time the BOS changes we are not rehashing this and wasting more time & money. Or and lets not forget we have a EIR report the BOS had better be careful or they will have more lawsuits on their hands.

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          Re: Ban
          Posted on: 2019-01-29 19:26:03   By: Anonymous
           
          No personal names of non-elected officials

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            Re: Ban
            Posted on: 2019-01-30 09:03:29   By: Anonymous
             
            We don't want nor do we need your vote.

            A cannabis economy is coming back to Calaveras, whether you inbred hillbillies want it, or not. Nobody cares what you banster idiots think...

            Y'all lost. For that matter, you've lost every meaningful fight over this issue...and that is not going to change.

            Time to move on...

            Elections have consequences...and all the other BS platitudes you mouthbreathers are so fond of parroting (when it fits your narrative)...

            Tyranny of the majority is not welcome here...



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            Re: Ban
            Posted on: 2019-01-31 01:13:49   By: Anonymous
             
            No personal names of non-elected officials

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        Re: Ban
        Posted on: 2019-01-29 15:28:29   By: Anonymous
         
        CAO*

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          Re: Ban
          Posted on: 2019-01-29 16:09:52   By: Anonymous
           
          MR Short was Building Official. H lasted at Calaveras a couple months longer than he lasted in Yolo County.

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            Re: Ban
            Posted on: 2019-01-29 18:35:00   By: Anonymous
             
            Maybe if we had adequate staffing throughout county government we wouldn't have exploding buildings in the county. Just saying....

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            Re: Ban
            Posted on: 2019-01-30 09:11:39   By: Anonymous
             
            "This lame ass county can't even get or keep permanent officials, like a CEO or building department head. "

            CAO was Lutz who just left...we never had a county CEO

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      Re: Ban
      Posted on: 2019-01-29 20:29:31   By: Anonymous
       
      Ask the Mexican cartels about regulation. They are so ready to join in on laws and such. Ban dumb liberals instead!

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      Re: Ban
      Posted on: 2019-01-31 01:12:41   By: Anonymous
       
      No one can safety regulate Manufacturing in the State of Calif. because Calif. allows butane for manufacturing. If anyone says it can be done safety, they are lying. Check all the explosions in the areas where they tried to "regulate."

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      Re: Ban
      Posted on: 2019-01-31 12:52:51   By: Anonymous
       
      BAN! MAGA!

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    Re: Ban
    Posted on: 2019-01-28 22:39:40   By: Anonymous
     
    Nice setup.

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      Re: Ban
      Posted on: 2019-01-29 19:26:31   By: Anonymous
       
      Go for the win!

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    Re: Ban
    Posted on: 2019-01-29 06:29:14   By: Anonymous
     
    Let it go to the vote of the people, not to paid off politicians.

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      Re: Ban
      Posted on: 2019-01-29 19:20:54   By: Anonymous
       
      You mean like the fake reports Dennis Mills had made?

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        Re: Ban
        Posted on: 2019-01-30 08:03:36   By: Anonymous
         
        We both endorse Mr. Mills and his report!!! The truth hurts.

        Sincerely,
        Clyde Clapp & Steven R Smith

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          Re: Ban
          Posted on: 2019-01-31 12:52:14   By: Anonymous
           
          Yep that's true and Mill's reports are true and BONAFIDE!

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        Re: Ban
        Posted on: 2019-01-31 01:15:56   By: Anonymous
         
        Or what about that paid-for report out of UOP? The only one that really counts is the County's EIR. It does not support commercial cultivation. It says the only way to ensure environmental compliance (and hopefully clean up this mess!) is to ban commercial cultivation.

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          Re: Ban
          Posted on: 2019-01-31 09:22:39   By: Anonymous
           
          False, it lists full compliance with a ban as the environmentally superior route (clearly not happening).

          The second alternative was 20 acre minimum farms with a 200 ft set back from property lines and quite a few other mitigation methods.



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            Re: Ban
            Posted on: 2019-01-31 22:07:08   By: Anonymous
             
            False? No. You just restated the opposite.

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    #MAGA2020
    Posted on: 2019-01-31 07:34:19   By: Anonymous
     
    Democrats/"progressives"/liberals/leftists/socialists will do ANYTHING to get political power! The hypocritical and corrupt Democrats/"progressives"/liberals/leftists/socialists are going further and further left, and becoming more radicalized, aggressive, and hateful. They are for open-borders, sanctuary cities/states, big government, more regulations, identity politics, politically correctness, "free stuff" (health care, college education, guaranteed income, other entitlements), redistribution of wealth, a weak military, social engineering, are anti-gun ownership, for rewriting-history, censor what they don’t like, and are turning socialist and more violent. And, they’re guilty of voter fraud! We MUST take the House back in ’20, gain more control of the Senate, and reelect President Trump in ’20!!! VOTE STRAIGHT REPUBLICAN TICKET in ’20! VOTE, DAMN IT!

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Benzene Queen
Posted on: 2019-01-28 20:41:05   By: Anonymous
 
Couldn't have been a crank lab explosion, those cannabis grower types are too "organic" for that.
Must have been a honey oil lab explosion.

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    Re: Benzene Queen
    Posted on: 2019-01-28 20:48:35   By: Anonymous
     
    Now that gives a whole new meaning to the movie, "Up in Smoke" with Cheech and Chong!

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      Re: Benzene Queen
      Posted on: 2019-01-28 21:10:09   By: Anonymous
       
      Yep ban this crap!

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        Re: Benzene Queen
        Posted on: 2019-01-28 21:50:10   By: Anonymous
         
        It is banned. Regulate.

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          Re: Benzene Queen
          Posted on: 2019-01-28 21:52:05   By: Anonymous
           
          If yous gonna sing da blues, you gots to pay yoh dues.

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      Re: Benzene Queen
      Posted on: 2019-01-28 21:52:45   By: Anonymous
       
      Open up man, its me Dave!!

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        Re: Benzene Queen
        Posted on: 2019-01-28 22:18:39   By: Anonymous
         
        This is a great example on how regulations are needed.
        License the farms. Limit the number. Inspect them and this
        won't happen.

        Unlicensed, unregulated and banned and this is the result...

        Regulate, Tax and prosper!

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          Re: Benzene Queen
          Posted on: 2019-01-28 22:40:43   By: Anonymous
           
          No personal names of non-elected officials

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            Re: Buttjuice
            Posted on: 2019-01-29 05:30:54   By: Anonymous
             
            This is why lighting farts is dangerous

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              No Subject
              Posted on: 2019-01-29 19:21:58   By: Anonymous
               
              No personal names of non-elected officials

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                Re: Buttjuice
                Posted on: 2019-01-29 19:27:25   By: Anonymous
                 
                Pardon me, I’m doing great.

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                  Re: Buttjuice
                  Posted on: 2019-01-30 08:05:16   By: Anonymous
                   
                  I don't know if your doing great, but you look great. How about you and me get together and do a bit of banging?

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          Re: Benzene Queen
          Posted on: 2019-01-29 07:31:56   By: Anonymous
           
          Agreed, this is what happens in an underground, unregulated market. Imagine all that tax revenue literally up in smoke. Meanwhile, the state and other communities are working to lower fees for growers to encourage legal operations. This week we see Joe Montana invested 75M in a cannabis company as well.

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            Re: Benzene Queen
            Posted on: 2019-01-31 01:17:43   By: Anonymous
             
            Manufactuing cannot be allowed here because most prefer butane. This is what happens. Take a look at this picture. This is what commercial gets us. No thanks.

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          Re: Benzene Queen
          Posted on: 2019-01-29 08:13:43   By: Anonymous
           
          You do understand that this was an illegal grow, right?

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          Re: Benzene Queen
          Posted on: 2019-01-29 15:11:49   By: Anonymous
           
          Sacramento has realized that the promised tax money didn't happen. Legal grows are being robbed of their product and cash by gangs and others. Crime is up tax promised is down.

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            Re: Benzene Queen
            Posted on: 2019-01-29 19:23:05   By: Anonymous
             
            Says who?

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    Re: Benzene Queen
    Posted on: 2019-01-29 19:49:36   By: Anonymous
     
    It was a propane stove that blew up. Stop lying liar.

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      Re: Benzene Queen
      Posted on: 2019-01-29 22:14:10   By: Anonymous
       
      What was she fryin? ...Eggs?

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      Re: Benzene Queen
      Posted on: 2019-01-31 01:27:05   By: Anonymous
       
      Well o.k. A propane stove in a shed at a marijuana grow. Gee.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2019-01-29 05:36:51   By: Anonymous
 
Round the scum up and execute them.

No quarter to scumbag dopers.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2019-01-29 06:27:19   By: Anonymous
     
    Nice set up. I can see how they buy politicians

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2019-01-29 06:33:17   By: Anonymous
       
      It really shows how caring and compassionate these folks are. Leaving one of your own wounded and skipping camp. Yup just what we need here.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2019-01-30 09:17:20   By: Anonymous
     
    Round the scum up and execute them.

    No quarter to scumbag dopers.



    If anyone in this county deserves to be 'executed,' it is the gentleman who continues to post these vile messages encouraging others to terminate the lives of those he disagrees with.

    This man is no different than Adolf Hitler, Mussolini, Pol Pot, or any of the other despots of history.

    This is a ongoing call to actionable violence. These posts will eventually be considered evidence in a criminal investigation.

    I have preserved this thread (and every one like it) for investigators, as these words are simply illegal, and their author shall (eventually) be held accountable. You can hide, but sooner or later, we will find you!

    If anyone knows who this individual is, PLEASE take this opportunity to make a phone call to the CCSO.

    Time to shine a spotlight into this dark corner of humanity and flush out this person who is CONSISTENTLY inciting violence and encouraging criminal vigilantism against his neighbor...

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2019-01-30 09:22:11   By: Anonymous
       
      and for the record, John Hamilton and the pinetree.net, bear a significant amount of responsibility for failing to recognize and mitigate this man's threats, while instead continuing to host this man's vile tripe on its page(s).



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      Re:
      Posted on: 2019-01-30 11:26:07   By: Anonymous
       
      Please leave Hitler out of it, he was not involved.

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      Re: calling CCSO
      Posted on: 2019-02-09 17:32:34   By: Anonymous
       
      That won't do any good! Have you heard about the historical mine shafts around here? There is an amazing amount of history about those shafts and the whole gold mining industry of 1849 etc.

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WHERE WAS CAL FIRE?
Posted on: 2019-01-29 08:01:49   By: Anonymous
 
CHIEF JOSH WHITE APPEARS TO BE "REASSIGNED"
FOR CAUSING CAL FIRE TO BE SANCTIONED BY THE COURT $32 MIL FOT PLANTING FALSE EVIDENCE IN THE MOONLIGHT FIRE.

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Profanity
Posted on: 2019-01-29 08:12:43   By: Anonymous
 
Profanity

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    Re: I LIKE'EM HOT AND JUICY
    Posted on: 2019-01-29 08:50:00   By: Anonymous
     
    Her status is unknown. She hasn't come down yet. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

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No Subject
Posted on: 2019-01-29 09:15:07   By: Anonymous
 
Good thing they banned cannabis, now situations like this won't happen

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2019-01-29 10:06:46   By: Anonymous
     
    BOS, we don’t want this kind of activity any more, not next door, across the road or all around us as it has been, district 2 is a mess with abandoned grows and RV’s everywhere and obviously several still growing, keep the ban.

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2019-01-29 15:27:59   By: Anonymous
       
      What are you talking about? I thought everyone wanted exploding buildings next door

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        Re:
        Posted on: 2019-01-29 19:24:19   By: Anonymous
         
        No personal names of non-elected officials

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Pay attention
Posted on: 2019-01-29 10:47:06   By: Anonymous
 
Hope All Supe’s read that news, Colorado has as many black market grows as legal, a lot of money goes into stopping them, also get ready to open more AA meetings for the pot heads to get healed

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    Re: Pay attention
    Posted on: 2019-01-29 11:06:33   By: Anonymous
     
    ^You are retarded. Sounding like steve r smith, smoking the dirty dope caused brain damage. No way it could have been the meth. Lol

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      Re: Pay attention
      Posted on: 2019-01-29 19:09:17   By: Anonymous
       
      All I have to say is, I'am a one that dislikes the children playing out side and smoking weed. No guessing why, they are so happy. The only thing is if you want to destroy yourself at least give your kids a chance in life.

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        Re: Pay attention
        Posted on: 2019-01-30 08:07:32   By: Anonymous
         
        ^^^Uhhh, its time you put down the bottle and pills. Its effecting your cognative abilities.

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          Re: Pay attention
          Posted on: 2019-01-30 17:12:32   By: Anonymous
           
          affecting, imbecile.

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            The Grammar Gopher.
            Posted on: 2019-01-30 21:35:08   By: Anonymous
             
            ^ He's right.

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      Re: Pay attention
      Posted on: 2019-01-31 01:25:10   By: Anonymous
       
      Steven R Smith is clean. You'd be smart to learn from him.

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    Re: Pay attention
    Posted on: 2019-01-31 12:48:49   By: Anonymous
     
    More AA AND NA meetings!

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No Subject
Posted on: 2019-01-31 01:23:19   By: Anonymous
 
The takeaway here is that this is really sad. This is sad for the 41-year-old victim. It is sad that Debbie Ponte and Chris Wright pushed for the UO. It is sad we experimented and brought this here at a cost to us and our communities. It is now sad we have to clean it up. We have an opportunity to do things for our youth like vocational training, and ongoing education. We have a chance to move forward. Having exploding buildings all over the county is not a chance. It is a disaster. Don't let anyone talk you into this as good "regulation." This kind of operation can't be regulated or made safe. Don't be mislead.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2019-01-31 07:08:29   By: Anonymous
     
    There had to be more than Chris Wright and Debbie Ponte voting for the UO


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    Re:
    Posted on: 2019-01-31 09:29:50   By: Anonymous
     
    Compliant farmers didn't have BHO labs on their properties during the UO because they could be inspected at any time. Now we are left with the ones who want to roll the dice.

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    Re: no subject
    Posted on: 2019-01-31 12:47:37   By: Anonymous
     
    Ditto on that about voting no on regulation! Yes the UO did not work and everyone knows that. So let's move on a positive note and get some good decent businesses in our county with some good decent people!

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