Marijuana Worth $4 Million Found in Diamond Bar Home: PHOTOS


Cops acting on a tip discovered $4 million worth of marijuana in a Diamond Bar house, sheriff's officials said today.

In a statement deputies called the operation "an elaborate marijuana grow system" that included the alleged theft of more than $100,000 worth of electricity, ostensibly for grow lights, irrigation systems and and cooling fans, from Southern California Edison.

The bust was made ...

... Monday after 5 p.m. in the 24000 block of High Crest Drive, according to the sheriff's statement.

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The neighborhood of single-family tract homes features curvy streets, cul-de-sacs and a very suburban vibe.

Deputies set up at the home and detained two suspects as they left the house, according to the sheriff's department.

Weed on the vine.
Weed on the vine.

After getting a search warrant, they allege they found 1,000 plants growing and 400 pounds of weed ready to go.

Arrestees, according to the sheriff's statement, included:

Quite an alleged operation.
Quite an alleged operation.
Guoyun Zheng ... 43 yrs of age, resident of city El Monte, was arrested for possession of marijuana for sale with a bail set at $100,000.

Bat Chenh ... 32 yrs old, resident of Alhambra, was arrested for possession of marijuana for sale in lieu of $100,000 bail.

They were due in court today.

[@dennisjromero / / @LAWeeklyNews]

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