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Marijuana: Tip Leads Corona Police to $2,000,000 Indoor Grow

Anonymous Tip Leads Corona Police to $2,000,000 Indoor Marijuana Grow

Corona, CA… WeTip caller 602488 reported marijuana cultivation going on inside the home of Yong Tin Yan on the 300 Block of Villafranca St.

On September 18th, Corona PD found the 51 year old suspect with over 1,600 marijuana plants and 5 pounds of marijuana packaged for sale.

Yong Tin Yan was arrested for cultivation of marijuana and possession for sales of marijuana. He is currently out on bail and has not been arraigned as of yet.

Corona PD rated this tip 10 on a scale of 1-10.

Once the suspect has been convicted, WeTip caller 602488 will be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.00.

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