South San Francisco warehouse bust: Police say men illegally grew 10,000 marijuana plants
The discovery of more than 10,000 marijuana plants in a South San Francisco warehouse led to the arrest of two men in what police say was an illegal multimillion dollar operation.
Police located the plants after responding to a report of suspicious activity in the 400 block of Cabot Road.
Suspects Chris Cameron, 51, of San Francisco and Robert Cummings, 59, of Oakland, were arrested at the scene and were the primary cultivators of the illegal grow, police said.Now Playing:
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The plants were in various stages of growth and investigators believe the suspects had been growing marijuana at the location for about two years.
Multiple agencies responded to the scene, including the San Mateo County Narcotics Task Force, the San Mateo County Environmental Health Department, South San Francisco Building Department, and PG&E.
Under California law, growers must have local and state licenses to operate commercial grow businesses.1
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