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Posted by: thepinetree on 10/08/2020 08:27 AM Updated by: thepinetree on 10/08/2020 08:27 AM
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Mexican Drug Cartel Grow Eradicated & Over $30,000 in Stolen Merchandise from Tractor Supply Recovered

Pine Grove, CA...On October 1, 2020, members of the Amador County Combined Narcotics Task Force, along with Amador County Deputies and Amador County Probation Officers executed a search warrant at a residence in Pine Grove. During the search, they discovered an illegal marijuana cultivation site consisting of 448 marijuana plants along with a hidden firearm. The grow was being leased from the owner and tended to by the Mexican Cartel. During a search of the residence, deputies discovered numerous tools, clothing and miscellaneous items from a Tractor Supply Store. The majority of the items were still in the original packaging or still had the store tags on. The home owner, 55 year old Douglas Keeter of Pine Grove is an Assistant Manager of Tractor Supply in the City of Jackson.








Deputies met with the manager of Tractor Supply and determined the items were likely stolen. Another search warrant was drafted and served at the residence. Deputies and Crime Scene Investigators processed the scene and recovered two trailers full of stolen merchandise.

Yesterday, detectives and CSI personnel processed all of the items with the assistance of Tractor Supply Corporate Management. It was determined over $30,000.00 in stolen property was recovered. Detectives are actively looking into Keeter’s Ebay account and other bidding platforms and applications as it is suspected he previously sold approximately $18,000.00 worth of merchandise on Ebay.

This investigation is still ongoing. Charges of embezzlement, burglary and possession of stolen property will be forwarded to the District Attorney’s Office upon the conclusion of the investigation. ACCNET is still conducting its investigation into the illegal marijuana grow.



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Thugs & Scumbags
Posted on: 2020-10-08 08:36:54   By: Anonymous
 
BLM = Burn Loot Mug

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    Re: Thugs & Scumbags
    Posted on: 2020-10-08 09:01:36   By: Anonymous
     
    BLACK LIVES MATTER
    All lives matter that’s why.
    BLACK LIVES MATTER

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    Re: Thugs & Scumbags
    Posted on: 2020-10-08 10:09:33   By: Anonymous
     
    Very generalized racism you’re showing here.

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    Re: Thugs & Scumbags
    Posted on: 2020-10-08 23:22:57   By: Anonymous
     
    What? Just What? Is that your thing now, you racist bigot? You just wander around positing unrelated opinions into unrelated new articles? I assume you're an American. Start acting like one.

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      Re: Thugs & Scumbags
      Posted on: 2020-10-08 23:26:41   By: Anonymous
       
      Triggered you LOL.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2020-10-08 08:37:58   By: Anonymous
 
Sometimes, crime just doesn’t pay!

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Part of the trump team
Posted on: 2020-10-08 09:00:21   By: Anonymous
 
Part of the trump team no doubts

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    Re: Part of the trump team
    Posted on: 2020-10-08 23:24:29   By: Anonymous
     
    Unlikely. Hauling that generator onto the back of your truck is too much work for most of those people. Easier to have your accountants pay your daughter for 'consulting' to offset your income.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2020-10-08 09:04:45   By: Anonymous
 
This headline makes it look like the cartel stole the items, but that doesn’t seem to be the case when you read the article.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2020-10-08 10:04:54   By: Anonymous
     
    Still, always amazes me when people think they're smarter than the police. As if an employee never mind manager trail wasn't one of the first leads pursued.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2020-10-08 23:26:01   By: Anonymous
     
    Well, that's not really important. the goal of click bait is to get people to comment so they media can serve more ads. That's why headlines matter more than the facts these days.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2020-10-08 10:23:12   By: Anonymous
 
Never liked the Tractor Supply in Jackson do my business in Angels Camp the people there are always attentive and my dogs love the dog bath!

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No Subject
Posted on: 2020-10-08 10:32:00   By: Anonymous
 
that manager in Jackson Tractor Supple always has his head up your A__ when shopping their like you are going to steal something should have been watching his own Retards wouldn't doubt if he had a peace of the action
He use to be manager at Lowe's in Jackson and the ran him off for being a DUMB A__ LOL

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No Subject
Posted on: 2020-10-08 10:46:51   By: Anonymous
 
Tell me how all this merchandise can be missing and know one notice wonder who is doing the books?That store has nothing but TWEAKERS working there knowing the manager is right in the middle of all this!

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2020-10-08 13:24:42   By: Anonymous
     
    Obviously, they did and were surveilling for some time.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2020-10-08 10:52:51   By: Anonymous
 
If not mistaken isn't the Jackson Tractor Supply manager a Mexican wonder what ties he has to the Cartel??????????

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    Re: Yes....
    Posted on: 2020-10-08 12:59:55   By: Anonymous
     
    Of course. The infamous Keeter family of Mexico City. Keeter is a fine old Mexican name.

    For God’s sake....

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    Re: Yes....
    Posted on: 2020-10-08 12:59:55   By: Anonymous
     
    Of course. The infamous Keeter family of Mexico City. Keeter is a fine old Mexican name.

    For God’s sake....

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No Subject
Posted on: 2020-10-08 11:38:08   By: Anonymous
 
You guys think the cartel is hiring? I’d like to make a living wage. You sure can’t do that on the dead end jobs in these small, dead end counties around here. Do you think I need a bachelor’s degree and 3 years experience to get hired? Maybe I’ll get lucky like all you old folks did when you were younger and they’ll give me a chance based on work ethic and attitude. Selling drugs can’t be outsourced, right?

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2020-10-08 11:43:28   By: Anonymous
     
    That fly *bleep*t on Pences noggin.

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“THE Mexican Cartel”
Posted on: 2020-10-08 12:52:50   By: Anonymous
 
There is NO SUCH THING as “THE” Mexican Cartel, as there is no such thing as a centralized “THE” Antifa. There are various cartels, as there are various anti-fascist groups. But to say “The Mexican Cartel“ is racist and misleading, and a dog-whistle to right-wing fear and hate mongers.

Words and wording matter.

Interestingly enough, there ARE specific groups of anti-government militias that one could appropriately label with “THE”, like THE Wolverine Watchmen of Michigan. One could also say “The” militias.

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    Re: “THE Mexican Cartel”
    Posted on: 2020-10-08 13:17:07   By: Anonymous
     
    I was about to say the same thing.
    There’s about seven, district and separated cartels running out of Mexico. But Who cares about accuracy when the whole point of posting this rubbish is to rile up an already racist base of Trump supporters.


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No Subject
Posted on: 2020-10-08 15:50:01   By: Anonymous
 
If it were legal, regulated and profitable then the Cartel does not have a business here! Any Mexican Cartels making moonshine up in the foothills? Don’t think so.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2020-10-08 23:34:31   By: Anonymous
     
    That is such a ignorant and tired statement. It will always be cheaper black market!!!! Just like off brand food, alcohol and cigarettes vs name brands. Those not wanting to, or cant afford to pay the higher prices, will seek out the least expensive product. It will never ever go away.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2020-10-08 23:36:25   By: Anonymous
     
    Lots of people make their own alcohol.

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