By Cathy Locke
A federal grand jury today returned an indictment charging two men with manufacturing more than 1,000 marijuana plants on federal land in Yolo County.
Jose Andres Prieto Rodriguez, 30, and Jose Rodrigo Rodriguez Vidal, 19, both citizens of Mexico, are accused of being responsible for an illegal marijuana growing operation on land under the jurisdiction of the federal Bureau of Land Management, according to a federal Department of Justice news release.
If convicted, the men face a maximum of 10 years to life in prison, a $4 million fine and five years of supervised release.
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