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Deputies bust two marijuana growing operations in Rancho Cucamonga

By in Press Enterprise on December 21, 2017

By Brian Rokos

San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies in Rancho Cucamonga investigating tips about suspicious activity at two homes said they seized 1,520 marijuana plants and two pounds of marijuana on Tuesday, Dec. 19.

Deputies also found evidence that electricity was being stolen by bypassing the meter at both locations, a news release said. Such electrical setups have sparked fires in the past, the release said.

Search warrants were served at homes in the 13100 block of Baxter Springs Drive and 12500 block of Overland Drive. No suspects were found. The separate grow operations do not appear to be related, the release said.

Investigators ask anyone with information on either case call the Rancho Cucamonga station at 909-477-2800. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may contact the We-Tip Hotline at 800-782-7463 or leave information on the We-Tip website at


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