Man accused of running illegal marijuana grow operation across LA area, Inland Empire faces 70 felony charges

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - A San Diego man accused of using more than a dozen homes in Riverside, San Bernardino and Los Angeles counties exclusively to cultivate marijuana illegally was charged today with 70 felony offenses and booked into jail.Chiaming Tim Hsu, 41, was taken into custody during a multi-warrant sweep targeting each of the homes he leased in Chino, Chino Hills, Hacienda Heights, Murrieta, Rancho Cucamonga, Riverside, Rowland Heights and Temecula.The criminal complaint against Hsu includes allegations of conspiracy, identity theft, maintaining a residence for the purpose of illicit activity, theft of utilities and vandalism.Hsu was arrested without incident at the Rowland Heights property and booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center in Riverside, where he's being
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