Police seize more than 100 marijuana plants at Chino house

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More than 100 marijuana plants were seized by Chino Police Department's Special Enforcement Team earlier this week, the department announced in a press release Thursday.

Officers responded Tuesday to reports of a marijuana grow house on Melon Avenue, according to the release.

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Tsz Chan, a 32-year-old male resident of Chino, was arrested for the growth and sale of marijuana, according to the City of Chino. He was later booked at the West Valley Detention Center. 

The Chino Police Department has issued a list of indicators for potential indoor marijuana grow homes. It urges residents to look for the following suspicious activities: 

  • Covered windows
  • Condensation
  • Smells/odors 
  • Sounds
  • Bright lights
  • Localized power surges
  • Discarded equipment 
  • "Beware of Dog" signs
  • Rental accommodations
  • Unusual visitor behavior
  • History of premises 

Police also identified building code violations and marijuana sales. Part of the residence had been converted specifically for the growth of marijuana, according to the release. 

The Chino Police Department urges anyone with more information about the incident to call (909) 628-1234.

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