EASTVALE: 961 Marijuana Plants Seized in Eastvale Home

By: Jennifer Madrigal

Plants seized during investigation. Picture courtesy of Eastvale Police Dept.

Plants seized during investigation. Picture courtesy of Eastvale Police Dept.

EASTVALE- Yongchao Huang was arrested Tuesday Feb. 25 at the 6400 block of Gold Dust St. in Eastvale during a search warrant where Eastvale Police seized 921 marijuana plants, one pound of processed marijuana and packaging material.
The 32-year-old San Gabriel man was detained inside the residence and arrested after Eastvale’s Special Enforcement Team discovered the residence had been modified for cultivating, processing and packaging marijuana. Huang was also accused of bypassing the home’s electricity meter, stealing about $7,600 worth of energy a month and causing a serious fire hazard.
Huang has been charged with cultivation of marijuana and grand theft of utilities.

This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Officer Javier Morando at the Jurupa Valley Station at (951) 955-2600.