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Narcotics officers from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department have broken up a sophisticated, $4 million marijuana farming operation in the forest north of Santa Clarita, an official confirmed Tuesday.

Deputy Alex Radovic said members of the sheriff’s Marijuana Enforcement Bureau were airlifted Monday into the Poison Oak Canyon area of the Angeles National Forest where they found 2,719 marijuana plants that were approximately 24 weeks old.

With help from the sheriff’s Aero Bureau, narcotics officers confiscated the plants together with camping gear, irrigation equipment, pesticides and several thousand pounds of fertilizer, Radovic said.

No suspects were located, and an investigation is ongoing. Radovic said deputies estimated the street value of the confiscated plants at slightly more than $4 million.

Poison Oak Canyon is located off of Pine Canyon Road about two miles east of Sandberg at the top of the Ridge Route. It is about six miles east of the Interstate 5-Highway 138 interchange south of Gorman.

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