News Story


Meiner's Oaks (unincorporated Ojai Valley) - Man Arrested for Cultivation of Marijuana Advertised on Craigslist
5/31/2013 7:30:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Marijuana cultivation investigation

Report Number:



400 Block Mesa St, Meiner's Oaks

Date & Time:

5/28/2013, 1000 hours

Unit(s) Responsible:

Ojai patrol and Sheriff's Narcotics Unit

(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence


William Pollick




Ojai Patrol Deputies became aware of illegal marijuana sales advertised on Craigslist. The seller was contacted and arrested for a misdemeanor warrant. An illegal marijuana cultivation was discovered in the suspect's residence.


On 5/28/2013, Ojai Patrol Deputies saw an advertisement on Craigslist offering marijuana for sale. Through investigation, deputies were able to identify the seller, William Pollick, and found he had a misdemeanor warrant for his arrest. Pollick was contacted at his residence in the 400 Block of Mesa St in the community of Meiner's Oaks. At this time deputies found one room of the residence contained a sophisticated marijuana growing operation with 21 marijuana plants. Narcotics Detectives were summoned and a Search Warrant was obtained for the residence. Pollick was subsequently arrested for the misdemeanor warrant and cultivation of marijuana. He was booked into the Sheriff's Main Jail.


Prepared by:

Sergeant Mike Horne


Media Release Date:



Follow-Up Contact:

Captain Don Aguilar




Approved by:

Captain Luis Obregon