Sheriff's Department's 'Operation Hammer Strike' To Target Illegal Marijuana Grows In San Bernardino CountySan Bernardino County Sheriff's Department officials are creating an expanded task force to target illegal marijuana cultivation crimes across the county.
LAPD Officer Charged With On-Duty Theft At Illegal Marijuana Grow HouseLuis Alfredo Mota, 46, was charged with one felony count of second-degree burglary and one misdemeanor count of petty theft in connection with a Jan. 27 incident.
Fire Crews Battle Greater Alarm Blaze At Former Pico-Robertson Synagogue; 1 Firefighter Taken To HospitalArson investigators said they believe there might have been an illegal marijuana grow in the back of the building that could be related to the fire, though the cause was still under investigation.
Pacific Palisades Mom Accused Of Running Multimillion-Dollar Pot Grow House Sues CityStephanie Smith, who describes herself as a real estate developer by way of Boston College and UCLA, was accused of running a weed "fortress" in San Bernardino.
Mom Accused Of Running MultiMillion-Dollar Pot-Growing Operation Says It Was All LegalStephanie Smith in a statement from her attorney says she’s "a well-known and recognized leader in large-scale cannabis real estate development."
8 Arrested For Running $50 Million Marijuana Grow OperationAuthorities said over 16,000 marijuana plants were seized.
Van Nuys Blaze Tips Off Authorities To Marijuana Grow HouseFirefighters were able to extinguish the fire in about 15 minutes.
2,700 Marijuana Plants Found Growing In Compton WarehouseAuthorities seized about 27,000 marijuana plants being illegally grown in a warehouse near Compton.
2 Home Invasion Robbers Who Allegedly Beat Hollywood Hills Resident Remain At LargeThe suspects -- one wearing a ski mask, the other a bandana -- entered a home in the 2600 block of Astral Drive about 3:35 a.m. Saturday.
Firefighters Extinguish Blaze At Marijuana Grow In South LAFirefighters extinguished a blaze on Monday that erupted in a commercial building in South Los Angeles.
'Elaborate And Dangerous' Marijuana Grow Operation Found In Walnut HomeHundreds of plants were discovered in an elaborate marijuana grow system rigged precariously in a Walnut home, authorities said Thursday.
K9 Sniffs Out Third Marijuana Grow Operation In Placentia Industrial ComplexA police K9 sniffed out a large marijuana grow operation inside an industrial suite worth as much as half a million dollars, police said Monday.
Hundreds Of Marijuana Plants Discovered Inside Torrance Automotive BusinessA man was arrested and hundreds of marijuana plants were seized Thursday from a Torrance business specializing in customizing cars, police said.
Fire Alarm Prompts Investigation Into Marijuana Grow Found In OC BuildingDetectives Friday investigated the illegal activity surrounding a marijuana grow that was found inside a commercial building.
1,200 Marijuana Plants Seized In Arcadia Grow OperationsOfficials explained Gao Ming, 46, of Arcadia, Jia Hui Shen, 27, of El Monte, and Lan Lau, 34, of Arcadia were arrested on felony charges of cultivation of marijuana.