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2 Men Arrested For Allegedly Running Marijuana Growing Operation

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BALDWIN PARK (CBS) — Two men were arrested Thursday in connection with the discovery of a hydroponic marijuana growing operation in Baldwin Park.

Narcotics investigators served search warrants today in Baldwin Park, North Hollywood and Pasadena, Pasadena Police Department Lt. Pete Heptema said.

Officials seized more than 125 cultivated marijuana plants, packaged marijuana and cash.

Vahe Sargsyan, 25, of North Hollywood, and Hakob Javasardian, 35, of Pasadena were arrested on suspicion of cultivating marijuana, Heptema said.

Bail was set at $30,000 each.

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