About 2,000 pounds of marijuana plants were removed Friday
morning from a park just outside of Hayward, police with the East Bay Regional
Park District said.
During a routine patrol by park police officers, the illegal
grow was located around 7 a.m. in a remote area in Garin Regional Park at 1320 Garin
The marijuana was removed quickly because of the current
high fire danger and no one was located. Police said no threat exists to public
About 500 plants were removed from two sites and another 500
appeared to have already been harvested, according to police.