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Pot Bust: Fontana, CA

Million Dollar Pot Bust, but No One’s Home

Fontana, CA… WeTip caller 609375 reported an indoor marijuana grow on Alder Ave. One January 6th, 2015, the anonymous caller reported there were at least 400-500 marijuana plants in the converted garage at the residence.

Fontana PD investigated the tip the same day. The address unfortunately, was abandoned, but they left behind 842 marijuana plants valued at $1,010,400.00 according to Officer Rodriguez of Fontana.

Although there were no arrests, law enforcement still rated this as a 10+ tip on a scale of 1-10. Because of WeTip caller 609375, none of these drugs will end up on the streets.

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