Napa Special Investigations Bureau.A Windsor couple suspected of growing marijuana for sale at homes they owned in Windsor and Calistoga was arrested last week, according to the
The bureau was investigating
allegations since January that Michael Breeden, 41, and Victoria Breeden, 43,
were growing marijuana for sale at a home in the 1600 block of Foothill
Boulevard in Calistoga, Lt. Gary Pitkin said.
NSIB agents also believed the couple was growing marijuana for
sale at their primary residence in the 8100 block of Louisa Way and in a
house in the 200 block of Merner Drive, both in Windsor, Pitkin said.
Agents served search warrants at all three homes on Jan. 31. They
found 58 marijuana plants, 26 pounds of processed marijuana, $2,800,
ammunition and evidence of drug sales at the Louisa Way residence, Pitkin
The investigation determined Michael Breeden worked at a Sonoma
County marijuana storefront as a marijuana grower, but the marijuana at the
Louisa Way home was for sale and profit and not intended for the storefront,
Breeden was released from custody pending the outcome of the
Agents found 370 marijuana plants, $4,900, and an elaborate indoor
growing operation in the house on Foothill Boulevard in Calistoga, Pitkin
The agents contacted and interviewed Francisco Zavala, 42, and
Victor Montanez, 34, who were living in the Calistoga home, but released the
men pending further investigation, Pitkin said.
At the Merner Drive home in Windsor, agents found a small, indoor
marijuana growing operation, but determined the marijuana was for personal
use and the agents did not seize any evidence, Pitkin said.
The Napa County District Attorney's Office charged the Breedens,
Zavala and Montanez with cultivation of marijuana and possession of marijuana
for sale, and Breeden also was charged with being an ex-felon in possession
of ammunition, Pitkin said.
The agents arrested the Breedens in Windsor on March 21 and they
were booked in the Sonoma County jail, Pitkin said.
Agents learned Zavala and Montanez moved out of the Calistoga
house and both are wanted on $50,000 arrest warrants, Pitkin said.
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