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Police: Man was Illegally Growing 390 Marijuana Plants inside Palm Springs Home

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Riverside County Sheriff's Department arrests a man they say was illegally growing marijuana inside a Palm Springs house.

According to the Coachella Valley Narcotics Task Force, officers had a search warrant Saturday morning for a home on Amelia Way. Law enforcement say they found 390 marijuana plants and $1,200 cash inside the home.

STORY: Five Suspected Drug Smugglers Arrested with Backpacks Full of Marijuana

Officers say the suspect was also stealing electricity, so Southern California Edison was called to the home due to the hazard of the situation.

Forty-year-old Yong Li was arrested for illegal marijuana cultivation. Investigators say he’s a resident of Los Angeles.

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