At about 3pm on Wednesday, August 25, 2010, a female victim came to the Arcadia Police Department reporting that she was the victim of an acquaintance rape earlier in the day. The victim reported that the rape occurred at a residence in the 1000 block Alta Vista Avenue. The male suspect accompanied the victim to APD and after interviews were conducted, Officers arrested the male. The suspect, Marc L. Romo, 35 yrs. old from Arcadia, was booked at the Arcadia City Jail on suspicion of rape and an unrelated warrant.
During a search of the incident location, Officers discovered an indoor, hydroponic, marijuana grow. Officers seized approximately 57 marijuana plants in various stages of growth along with equipment used for the cultivation. The investigation is continuing and no one has been arrested for or charged with the cultivation of marijuana.