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Marijuana farm discovered in Lancaster home

December 30, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
Three men are behind bars after 300 marijuana plants were found growing inside a Lancaster home.Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies raided the home in the 600 block of East Avenue J-5 Tuesday. Inside, they say they found three rooms that had been converted into an indoor marijuana farm. They say the operation featured sophisticated lighting and irrigation.

Deputies arrested 23-year-old Stephen Narciso Warren inside the house. Also, 32-year-old Dominic Guerrero and 21-year-old Daniel Carl Dean were taken into custody in the backyard of a nearby home.

Warren and Guerrero are each being held on $30,000 bail. Bail for Dean was set at $50,000.

All three men face felony charges. They are scheduled to appear at the Antelope Valley Municipal Court on Thursday.

Deputies say an anonymous tip on the Crime Stoppers tip line led to the arrests.

CNS contributed to this report.


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