Approximately 3,000 Marijuana Plants Seized at Arcadia Commercial Building, 8 Adults In-Custody

Incident: Indoor Marijuana Cultivation

Contact: Watch Commander – (626) 574-5156

Date / Time of Press Release: September 9, 2015 – 4:15 p.m.

On Wednesday, at about 8:00 a.m., a search warrant was served by the members of the Arcadia Police Department at a commercial building located in the 11000 block of Goldring Road. The search warrant was obtained as a result of an investigation that was conducted by the Arcadia Police Department after it received information that the building was being used to cultivate marijuana.

The building contained approximately three thousand marijuana plants in various stages of growth. The marijuana plants were supported with air filtration systems, lighting equipment, electrical modifications, watering systems and fertilizers.

Eight suspects were arrested at the location and they are currently in custody at the Arcadia Police Department’s Jail Facility. They are all being held in lieu of $50,000 bail for a felony violation of H&S 11358 - Cultivation. The suspects were all adult males and their age varied from twenty-three to fifty-two years old. This case is currently being investigated by Detectives from the Arcadia Police Department.

Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to contact the Arcadia Police Department at (626) 574-5151, case #15-1231. If you prefer to provide information ANONYMOUSLY, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or using the tip webpage at Los Angeles Regional Crime Stoppers.

Robert T. Guthrie, Chief of Police

By: Roy Nakamura, Lieutenant 

Case Number 15-1231

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