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Man killed in illegal marijuana operation in Phelan identified as Abraham Talamantes – VVNG.com

PHELAN, CA (VVNG.com) — A man killed in illegal marijuana cultivation in Phelan has been identified as a 32-year-old man Abraham Talamantes.

On Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at approximately 5:20 p.m., deputies from the Victor Valley Station responded to the 5300 block of Sandstone Road for a report of a man who had been shot.

Deputies arrived to find Talamantes, a resident of Phelan, unresponsive and suffering from a gunshot wound. Despite the life-saving measures performed by the deputies and EMS personnel, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

(5300 block of Sandstone Road, Phelan – google maps image)

According to the sheriff’s statement, “During the initial investigation, deputies discovered a large marijuana grow operation on the property. The Sheriff’s Marijuana Enforcement Team responded to the location to eradicate the illegal grow.”

Bridget Diaz started a Gofundme campaign to help cover her family member’s funeral expenses. Bridget said Abraham is a son, uncle, brother and father of two girls and a boy. He was a carefree, beautiful soul who was loved very much by the people around him.

Bridget said the family is fighting for justice because he didn’t deserve the last moments of his life to end the way they did. Donations to cover funeral expenses can be made through the following link, Tribute to Abraham Talamantes.

Detectives are investigating murders and illegal marijuana cultivation in Phelan
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Investigators from the Sheriff’s Special Investigations Unit-Homicide Detail responded and are conducting a homicide investigation.

Authorities said the suspect has not yet been identified and anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Detective Malcolm Page, Special Investigations Division at (909) 890-4904.

Callers can remain anonymous and contact We-Tip at 800-78CRIME or www.wetip.com.

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Man killed in illegal marijuana operation in Phelan identified as Abraham Talamantes – VVNG.com

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