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Pomona Police Department
Wednesday August 21st, 2019 :: 06:11 a.m. PDT


Illegal Marijuana Cultivation located at the location of a residential fire.

DATE / TIME: 08/21/2018 19-095690 02:33 AM
LOCATION: 1509 Kenan Way, Pomona CA
CRIME: Illegal Marijuana Cultivation
SUSPECT: Unknown
UNIT: Patrol Division

At 0233 hours Pomona Police Officers responded to 1509 Kenan Way to investigate reports of a residential fire. They observed the home was on fire at which time,  LA County Fire Department arrived and extinguished the flames. Located inside the residence were various amounts of chemicals commonly associated with marijuana cultivation. The Fire Department conducted a safety check of the residence to determine if there were any victims of the fire. They did not locate any occupants; however, discovered approximately 200-300 burnt marijuana plants.  LA County Fire Department Hazmat team was activated to render the location safe. The Fire Department Arson was also activated to investigate the cause of the fire. Both LA County Fire Department Personnel and SoCal Edison will be on scene for an extended period. The property owner and or renter is unknown and there no suspects are in custody. This is an ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Pomona Police Department at 909-620-2085.
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 Written by:
 Lieutenant A. Catanese
 Pomona Police Department

Pomona Police Department
490 West Mission Boulevard
Pomona, CA 91766

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