Man arrested for allegedly growing marijuana in Hemet-area home

0
3024
VALLE VISTA (CNS) - A 42-year-old man suspected of illegally cultivating and packaging hundreds of pounds of marijuana inside a home just east of Hemet was released from custody Tuesday after posting a $10,000 bond. Chen Chun was arrested Monday and booked into the Byrd Detention Center in Murrieta on suspicion of cultivation of marijuana without a permit and theft of utilities. He met his bail requirement this morning, and was freed from jail. According to Riverside County sheriff's Sgt. James Burton, the sheriff's department received "numerous complaints" about the alleged illegal indoor grow operation in the 43000 block of Mayberry Avenue, near Pleasant Street, in the unincorporated community of Valle Vista. Deputies initiated an investigation and obtained sufficient evidence t
Subscribe or log in to read the rest of this content.