Folsom Police arrests 3 people for having Illegal Marijuana Grow House

Posted by Sagar Satapathy on August 27, 2018.

Folsom police in Sacramento County Saturday arrested three persons including a woman allegedly for having an illegal marijuana grow house and stealing electricity.

The arrested trio has been identified as Tao Zheng, 27; Guoye Jiang, 33; and Guomin Jiang, 31, residents of Folsom residents.

According to a news release issued by the Folsom Police Department, police detectives along with the Special Investigations Unit conducted a raid at a home in the 700 block of Winscombe Court acting on a search warrant for a suspected commercial marijuana growing operation, which was in violation of city codes and state law.

The raid led to the arrest of the trio. Besides, 528 marijuana plants and and roughly five pounds of dried marijuana were also recovered from the spot.

The release further revealed that electricity was being obtained illegally and, as a result, the home was receiving more than 20 times the amount of electricity a normal home uses.

Police said that the electrical modifications were not in compliance with electrical building codes.

All of them have been booked into the Sacramento County Jail. They are being held in the jail without bail, according to the jail inmate records.

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