Mono County

Recent MONET Activity in the Town of Mammoth Lakes

To:       All News Outlets

From:  Jennifer Hansen, Public Information Officer

Date:   July 10, 2013

RE:      Recent MONET Activity in the Town of Mammoth Lakes

The Mono County Narcotics Enforcement Team (MONET), along with the assistance of Mono County Sheriff Deputies and the Mammoth Lakes Fire Department, concluded a warrant investigation in the Town of Mammoth Lakes.

On the morning of Wednesday, July 10, 2013, Jacob Pellegrini, age 29, of Mammoth Lakes, CA, was arrested for sales and possession for sales, cultivation, and chemical production of concentrated cannabis. Mr. Pellegrini was operating a full marijuana lab in his place of residence where 98 plants and 5 grams of “wax” (marijuana hash manufactured via butane) were seized. Mr. Pellegrini was taken into custody by Mono County Sheriff Deputies and transported to the Mono County Jail in Bridgeport without incident. Mr. Pellegrini is currently in custody with charges pending through the Mono County District Attorney’s Office.