Police seize 700 marijuana plants montebello

MONTEBELLO- Police seized approximately 700 marijuana plants Tuesday at a commercial property located near a school.

The narcotics raid in the 3300 block of W. Beverly Boulevard took place at about 5 p.m. after the day ended for Eastmont Intermediate School, Montebello Police Department officials said in a statement.

The two properties are separated by an alley, officials said.

“Once inside the commercial property, investigators identified a fully operational marijuana grow equipped with artificial lighting, ventilating fans/temperature control, an odor control system and soil/nutrients for the plants,” the statement read.

Police estimated the street value, after the plants are harvested, at $300,000.

Two suspects believed to be associated with the property were detained in the investigation.

Charges are pending at this time against both adult subjects, officials said.