District 2 Supervisor David Rogers may have helped create Madera County’s medical marijuana ordinance, but his involvement in the issue didn’t end there.
He has since been taking anonymous reports of code violations, illegal marijuana farming and problems with drug dealers, according to his legislative assistant.
“They’ve helped me do my job,” Rogers said. “Through a confidential collaborative, we have been able to combat graffiti to try and give the district a better appearance, cut weeds that could have become a fire hazard, and with the constituents’ diligence we’re reducing crime.”
Since January 2012, there have been 372 code enforcement cases opened in District 2, 11 of which were marijuana growing operations. Madera Narcotics Enforcement Team eradicated those operations. Only 35 of these cases remain open...