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El Monte Police nab 700 pot plants in home

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

April 12, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
El Monte Police busted a marijuana-growing operation at a home near the El Monte Airport Monday afternoon.Officers stopped and arrested a man after he drove away from the home Monday.

Police applied for and were granted a search warrant to search the home. They executed the search warrant and found approximately 700 live marijuana plants inside thehome.

There was no word on how police were tipped off to the location. The house is located on the 10900 block of Basye Street in El Monte.