Eric Wu (Riverside County Sheriff’s Department)
The home was deemed uninhabitable due to illegal wiring and non-permitted construction.
LAKE ELSINORE, CA — An illegal marijuana operation in Lake Elsinore was dismantled, and one person was arrested as part of the investigation, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department reported.
A search warrant was served Friday at a residence in the 50000 block of Ambridge Street. During the raid, approximately 1,000 marijuana plants were found, the sheriff’s department said.
The home was deemed uninhabitable due to illegal wiring and non-permitted construction, and was red-tagged by officials, according to the sheriff’s department.
The investigation led deputies to 53-year-old Eric Wu. He was arrested in the 7000 block of Jeanne Ann Circle, Eastvale. Jail records show he was cited and released on suspicion of misdemeanor cannabis cultivation of less than 50 plants and misdemeanor nonpayment of utilities.
He is due in court Aug. 26.
Published: June 15, 2020
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