Three Santa Rosa men were arrested after vast illegal cannabis grows were discovered in two state parks, the Sonoma Index-Tribune reported.
More than 5,000 cannabis plants were removed from two sites in Robert Louis Stevenson State Park, near Calistoga, and one in Sugarloaf Ridge State Park in Kenwood, according to Jeremy Stinson, assistant chief of law enforcement for California State Parks.
California State Park Peace Officers and California Department of Fish and Wildlife officials seized 2,878 cannabis plants at the largest grow site at Robert Louis Stevenson, and 1,606 plants at a smaller site. A 25-year-old man, Jose Arturo Doval Martinez, was arrested on June 25 at the park. Officials also found four firearms in a raid on Sept. 3.
Officials also seized 627 plants at Sugarloaf,…