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Two Children Now with Child Protective Services after BHO Lab Discovered

Lara Collins | October 10, 2021 | 0 0
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Two children are now with child protective services after the homeowner was arrested, accused of having a BHO lab in a barn.

Butane honey oil (BHO) labs are major fire hazards that use butane to extract THC.

In September a BHO lab caused a huge explosion in Merced that resulted in the death of a person who was in the house at the time.

Merced County Sheriff’s SET Team served a search warrant at a house in Merced that resulted in them finding a BHO lab in a barn.

During their search in the 400 block of Quinley Avenue, deputies say they found at least 3,600 pounds of finished marijuana product, 125 marijuana plants, and at least 5 pounds of concentrated cannabis.

Deputies arrested the homeowner, 37-year-old Joshua Alfonso, and charged him with several felonies including child endangerment.

Seven people were detained during the search and a 3-year-old boy and 11-year-old girl were given to child protective services.


This article was originally published by kmph.com

Collins, Lara. “Two Children Now with Child Protective Services after Drug Lab Discovered.” KMPH, KMPH, 9 Oct. 2021, kmph.com/news/local/two-children-now-with-child-protective-services-after-drug-lab-discovered.



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