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Arcadia Police Find 135 Marijuana Plants in Converted Garage

Taken into custody was Tiv Ke Roeung, 40, who was being held without bail on an immigration hold by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency.

Patch file photo.
Patch file photo.

A neighbor's tip led to the second marijuana grow in Arcadia in three days, authorities said today.

Arcadia police went to check an indoor marijuana farm in the 500 block of West Huntington Drive about 3 p.m. Monday.

The garage had been converted into a marijuana grow, replete with lighting, ventilation, electrical wiring, irrigation and drying bins under the bottom level of the home, said Arcadia police Lt. Colleen Flores. About 135 marijuana plants were discovered, she said.

Taken into custody was Tiv Ke Roeung, 40, who was being held without bail on an immigration hold by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency.

Anyone with information on the case was asked to contact Arcadia police at (626) 574-5151.

The West Huntington bust came two days after a raid in which 438 marijuana That arrest occurred in the 2000 block of South Sixth Avenue about 10 p.m. Saturday.

—City News Service

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