Saturday, January 23, 2016

Fire Leads to Marijuana Grow Location

Incident: Cultivation of Marijuana
On Friday, January 23, 2016, at approximately 12:00 A.M., the Arcadia Police Department responded to a Fire Assist call in the 1000 block of South Fourth Avenue in the City of Arcadia. The Arcadia Fire Department personnel responded and observed numerous marijuana plants in different stages of cultivation as well as equipment used for cultivation purposes and contacted the police department.  The residence was unoccupied at the time of the fire.   

Officers remained on-scene and contacted members of the Detective Bureau for further investigation.  Detectives collected approximately 700 marijuana plants and no arrests have been made at the time of this release.   

This case remains under investigation by the Arcadia Police Department Detective Bureau.  Anyone with information related to this case is asked to call the Arcadia Police Department at (626)574-5150.  You can also submit crime tips and information via text, phone or web to LA Regional Crime Stoppers, (800)222-TIPS (8477).  

Robert T. Guthrie Chief of Police 

By: Roy Nakamura #430, Lieutenant 
Detective Bureau Commander 
Case # 16-0425

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