1,940 lbs of marijuana found in Hanford pot bust

HANFORD, Calif. (KFSN) -- A large outdoor marijuana grow has been uncovered Kings County.

On Tuesday, deputies say they arrested Jesus Moreno Cardenas in Hanford on a property near Iona Avenue and Center Branch.

That's where authorities discovered more than 90 pot plants -- as well as a large amount of processed marijuana.

Investigators say they seized and destroyed more than 19-hundred pounds of marijuana.

They also found a stolen handgun and $2,900 in cash.

Cardenas was booked into the Kings County Jail on a number of narcotic and firearm related charges.
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