Madera man gets 2 years in prison for marijuana grow
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A Madera man has been sentenced to two years in prison for his part in a marijuana grow in the foothills last year.
Noe Ceballos-Alvarez, 22, pleaded guilty to driving a group of people to a remote site where they tended more than 37-hundred marijuana plants.
He's the latest person to be sentenced following "Operation Trident". The multi-agency enforcement effort took place in Madera, Fresno, and Tulare counties in 2009 and 2010.
In total, 88-people were charged and prosecuted for various crimes relating to illegal marijuana grows in and around the Valley.
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