Crime

Arcadia PD Make Marijuana Cultivation Arrest

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On Thursday, Jan. 16, at approximately 7 a.m., the Arcadia Police Department’s SWAT Team served a search warrant at a house in the 300 block of Walnut Avenue. Two suspects were initially detained at the house, and one suspect ran from the location. Detectives determined the occupants were in possession of ketamine for sale, stealing electricity, illegally cultivating marijuana, and they delayed the police officers. The two detained suspects were arrested for suspicion of violating Health and Safety Code 11379.2 – possession of Ketamine for sales, Penal Code 498(d) – theft of utilities over $950, Health and Safety Code 11358(c) – cultivation of cannabis, and Penal Code 148(a)(1) – willfully delaying a peace officer. Later in the day, officers arrested the third suspect at the Arcadia Police Department for violations of Health and Safety Code 11379.2 – possession of ketamine for sale and Penal Code 498(d) – theft of utilities over $950.

The two initial arrestees are identified as 57-year-old Xiaoshen Zhang and 26-year-old Te Zhang. The third arrestee is identified as 34-year-old Peng Song. All three suspects are residents of Arcadia, and they were booked at the Arcadia Police Department’s jail. Ms. Zhang and Mr. Zhang were each released with a $30,000 bail. Mr. Song is still in custody at the Arcadia Police Department’s jail with a $30,000 bail.

The case is currently under investigation. Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to contact the Arcadia Police Department at (626) 574-5151, case number 1905573. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” MOBILE APP on Google Play or the Apple App Store, or by using the website lacrimestoppers.org.

January 20, 2020

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