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Thursday August 3rd, 2017 :: 03:53 p.m. PDT

Advisory

#LASD Industry Station Discovers Illegal Marijuana Grow Operations w/ Street Value $50M in Plants, 8 Arrests

DATE:  Thursday, August 3, 2017
 
TIME:  7:00 a.m.
 
LOCATION:  2 warehouses on the 1100 Block of Fullerton Road, Industry
 
ARRESTS:  Eight male adult suspects  
 
UNIT:  Industry Sheriff’s Station – Deputy Nanquil
 
NARRATIVE:
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department City of Industry Station Special Assignment Team received a tip of possible illegal activity within a couple of warehouses on the premises. After approximately two months of investigating, the Special Assignment/Team Leader Deputy Nanquil authored a two location search warrant on the 1100 block of Fullerton Road, Industry.  The search warrants were served Thursday, August 3, 2017, at approximately 9:30 a.m. A sophisticated indoor marijuana grow operation was discovered at both locations. 

There were over 16,000 marijuana plants seized.  The street value of the marijuana seized is over $50,000,000 dollars. No money or firearms were seized.

Eight Asian male adult suspects are in the process of being arrest and booked on cultivation of marijuana. They are all residents of San Gabriel and Rowland Heights. Their ages range between 35-50 years-old.

The suspect’s names are not being released at this time.

The investigation is still ongoing.
 
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Industry Station Deputy Nanquil or Lieutenant Parga at (626) 330-3322. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org

**Industry Sheriff’s Station polices the cities of Industry, La Puente and La Habra Heights, in addition to the unincorporated communities of Bassett, Hacienda Heights, Valinda, East Valinda, West Valinda, and North Whittier.  
 
Industry Sheriff’s Station
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
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City of Industry, CA 91744
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