Real estate agent busted for weed, guns

Authorities seized drugs

January 8, 2010 10:05:45 PM PST
Authorities say a real estate agent is charged with growing marijuana in two houses.Police say 41-year-old James Jess Castillo allegedly kept hundreds of marijuana plants in the homes in Vander.

Authorities seized the drugs along with 27 firearms from the residences.

Police say the street value of the drugs and weapons is estimated to be $225,000.

Investigators say Castillo has cultivating equipment stashed in an RV on his property and had begun plans to expand his illegal operation.

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