700 marijuana plants seized at illegal grow in Arcadia

This undated file photo shows a marijuana plant in an indoor grow. (Shutterstock)

Arcadia police seized 700 marijuana plants Friday after discovering an illegal grow inside a home.

Authorities said a call came in around 7:40 p.m. regarding a water leak at a home in the 200 block of E. Newman Avenue. The homeowner, who was out of town, was notified by a neighbor about the leak.

When officers arrived, they found a marijuana grow and a broken water pipe that had flooded the house. A search warrant was obtained for the home and the plants were seized.

Arcadia police photographed dozens of illegal marijuana plants that were seized at a home.


No arrests were made. The grow consisted of multiple rooms with expensive lighting, ventilation and irrigation systems as well as electrical equipment and drying bins.

Officers are working with the rental property owners to get more information. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Arcadia Police Department at (626) 574-5151. Those wishing to remain anonymous may call "Crime Stoppers" at (800) 222-8477.

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