4 staff at a medical marijuana develop operation have been arrested following an alleged assault.
Simply earlier than midnight on July 22, Garvin County dispatchers acquired a 911 name of an assault in progress on the develop operation positioned on E County Street 1630, northwest of Elmore Metropolis.
“We discovered that there was a few males from (Oklahoma Metropolis) that was engaged on some air conditioners,” mentioned Garvin County Sherriff Jim Mullett.
The medical marijuana develop staff have been upset with the corporate. One who’s clientele are develop operations throughout the state, the sheriff mentioned.
“(The develop staff) are actual adamant that this firm didn’t produce what they wished to provide, and the air conditioners weren’t working,” mentioned Mullett. “The air-con firm is stating that they owed them a big amount of cash.”
Mullett mentioned the job was invoiced at over $220,000.
Investigators mentioned the develop’s proprietor, Cheng Yi Lin, ordered his three staff to assault the 2 males from the air-con firm.
“One gentleman ended up within the hospital with a watch wound, presumably a damaged bone in his face,” mentioned Mullett. “The witnesses acknowledged that there was a pipe and a board that was used for the assault.”
Cheng Yi Lin has been charged with conspiracy. The three staff, Lin MIng Da, Lin Yun Feng, and Fenzhao Chen have been charged with conspiracy and aggravated assault and battery.
The medical marijuana develop operation was discovered to be legally working.
After inspecting, Mullet mentioned the Bureau of Narcotics discovered solely minor violations.
“It doesn’t matter what sort of business you’re in,” mentioned Mullett. “Should you’re not following the legislation, we’re going to become involved in that.”
The 4 males accused of the assault have since bonded out of jail. They’ll face a decide on August 20.