CHULA VISTA (CNS) - Two 26-year-old men were jailed Saturday in connection with an illegal marijuana grow operation in which about 120 plants were seized, according to the Chula Vista Police Department.
The Chula Vista Police Department Narcotic Enforcement Team conducted surveillance at a business at 1031 Bay Blvd., Suite H, Friday after receiving a tip of a possible marijuana grow operation at the location, according to Chula Vista police Lt. Lon Turner.
Detectives conducted a probation compliance check at the business and discovered about 120 mature marijuana plants, Turner said.
Detectives arrested Steven Abbott, of Spring Valley, and Joseph Aon, of Jamul, who were seen as they left the business, Turner said.
Abbott was arrested for suspicion of cultivation of marijuana and Aon, who was on probation for felony marijuana cultivation, was arrested for cultivation of marijuana and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, according to Turner and jail records.
Both were booked into the San Diego Central Jail about 5:20 a.m. and were scheduled to be arraigned at the South Division Court in Chula Vista at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to jail records.
Two San Diego police officers were shot and wounded in a standoff at a College Area condominium that left the suspect dead late Saturday night.
Hundreds of statewide faith leaders will march Saturday afternoon to the Otay Mesa Detention Center, where they will protest immigration policies that separated more than 2,300 children from their parents.
A 325-acre blaze burning at Camp Pendleton Saturday was described as a ``training fire'' by a base official.
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County dropped today for the 16th consecutive day, decreasing nine-tenths of a cent to $3.697.
A crash on an Oceanside freeway Saturday morning left two cars on their roofs and sent one person to a hospital, a fire official
Cooler weekend for the County due to a low pressure trough moving through the Great Basin. Weak and shallow marine layer may still be slow to clear.
A stretch of road in National City was shut down briefly after a large crowd took to the streets to celebrate the Mexico national soccer team's 2-1 victory over South Korea today in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The San Diego Humane Society today urged residents to volunteer their homes as foster spaces for the influx of animals typically lost after Fourth of July.
A man was critically injured Friday night when he chased a ball into the street and was hit by a car.
Clayton Richard pitched three-hit ball over six innings for his fourth consecutive win and the San Diego Padres beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 on Friday night.