Two Arrested In Chowchilla Pot Farm Bust

Madera County law enforcement officials on Wednesday destroyed nearly 1,000 marijuana plants from three homes in Chowchilla.

The marijuana plants were all between three and seven-feet tall, the spokeswoman for the Madera County Sheriff's Office said.

Officers also recovered, a bindle of methamphetamine two weapons and arrested 35-year-old Ascencion Chagollan and 23-year-old Luis Angel Rojas.

Chagollan was wanted in Fresno on a $60,000 warrant for assault. He was transported to Fresno County.

Rojas was taken into custody for being a felon in possession of a firearm. He is also facing additional charges for gang affiliation. He's been booked into Madera County Department of Corrections.