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October 5, 2010
Ask Sacto 9-1-1: Real estate agent sentenced in Elk Grove pot-growing case

Q: What was the outcome of Vivian Hoang's trial for conspiracy and pot cultivation in Elk Grove? - Bill, Sparks, Nev.

Vivian HOANG x4235672[1].jpgA: Hoang, now 37, pleaded no contest on May 7 to one felony count of possession of more than $100,000 obtained from drug transactions, court records show. (Photo left is from 2007.)

She was sentenced to five years probation and 246 hours in custody. The 246 hours in custody was later converted to 246 hours of community service.

As reported in The Bee on Sept. 21, 2007, Hoang was one of 15 people arrested two days earlier as Elk Grove police, in a 14-hour operation, raided 21 homes in Elk Grove, Sacramento and Galt.

Records showed Hoang, a real estate agent, was listed as owner of two of the homes.

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