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Preliminary Hearing Trial Transcript
February 18, 2004 - page 3
2 A Yes.
3 Q Could you tell us the court what that was.
4 A I received academy training in 1990. Since then
5 I have continued drug evaluation classes. I'm a member of
6 the California Narcotics Officers Association. I am a drug
7 recognition expert as of 2000 and I continue my drug
8 training while in the Narcotics Division.
9 Q Now, since you have been with the Narcotics
10 Division about how many investigations have you been
11 involved an?
12 A I would say around 225, 250.
13 Q About how many of those involve marijuana?
14 A Oh, probably 50 to 65.
15 Q Have you received any training specific to the
16 identification of cultivation of marijuana?
17 A Yes.
18 Q Can you tell the court what that was.
19 A During our drug classes we would cover the type
20 of equipment used, the types of outdoor and indoor type
21 cultivations, growing material such as plant food,
22 starter plants, things of that nature.
23 Q Were you on duty as a deputy sheriff on -
25 Did you obtain a search warrant for 11307 Hess
26 Boulevard in Morongo Valley?
27 A Yes, I did.
28 Q What date did you get that?