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Police bust Chino residential pot-grow operation

3800 block of Alicia Way (Google Maps)

February 10, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
Chino police officers served a search warrant at a house on the 3800 block of Alicia Way on Feb. 1 and found a marijuana-cultivation operation.

More than 480 plants were discovered and seized, as well as several pounds of processed and concentrated marijuana. Police estimate the street value of the seized marijuana to be between $60,000 and $105,000.

A stolen handgun was also found at the residence, according to police.

Chino resident Mariness Didulo, 29, was arrested in Irvine at her place of employment on charges of possession of marijuana and for sales and illegal cultivation of marijuana.

Chino Hills resident Marques Allen, 30, is wanted by police for questioning in the case. There is a $50,000 warrant for Allen's arrest.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with additional information should contact the Chino Police Department Narcotics Investigation Unit at (909) 464-8372.

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