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Modesto Police Department News Release

For Immediate Release

Contact: Heather Graves, (209) 652-0514
Release Date: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 7:45:00 AM

Power Theft Leads to Large Marijuana Grow


Release Date: March 25, 2014 

Modesto Police Department

Media Relations Unit  

Office of the Chief of Police

600 10th Street, Modesto, CA 95354

Author: Heather Graves


Modesto, CA – Members of the Stanislaus County Drug Enforcement Agency (SDEA) find over 3,500 marijuana plants during a power theft investigation.


On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at about 8:45 AM, SDEA Agents served a search warrant at a residence in the 1900 Block of W. Glenwood Avenue in Turlock, after receiving information about an ongoing power theft. 


During a search of the buildings on the property, agents located over 3,000 small marijuana plants, a stolen shotgun and a high capacity handgun in the main house, and over 550 mature marijuana plants in two outbuildings.  The estimated street value of the mature marijuana plants is over $500,000.      


Calvin Anderson Agar, 29-years-old, was arrested for possession of marijuana for sales, power theft, grand theft and possession of stolen property. 


If you have any information regarding this incident, please call Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636.  Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.  Tipsters may also text information to Crime Stoppers at 274637.  Just type “TIP704” along with your message.




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