Antioch police bust marijuana cultivation early Friday morning
By Sergeant Morefield, Antioch Police Investigations Bureau
On Friday, April 11, 2014 at approximately 12:21 AM, Antioch Police Department Patrol Officers responded to a residence on Hawthorn Court on a report of an audible alarm. They arrived at the home to find the alarm sounding along with an unsecured front door. During a security sweep of the residence, evidence of a large scale marijuana cultivation operation was discovered. Investigators were called in and ultimately seized approximately 500 marijuana plants from the home along with marijuana cultivation equipment. The case is still being investigated by the Antioch Police Department’s Special Operations Unit.
Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call Detective Koch with the Antioch Police Department at (925) 779-6895. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using key word ANTIOCH.
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