Marijuana grow house discovered in W. Las Vegas

Largest Residential Marijuana Grow Operation Discovered To Date On Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at approximately 5:30 p.m. the LVMPD SWAT Team served a narcotics search warrant for the Southern Nevada SCORE Team at a residence in the 3300 block of Trickling Stream Circle.
As a result of this investigation detectives seized 1,481 marijuana plants with an estimated street value of approximately $4.5 million. Detectives also seized $29,593 in U.S. currency.
Two adults, a male and female, were arrested as they attempted to flee the scene. These individuals remain unidentified at this time. They have been booked into the Clark County Detention Center and are facing charges of:
Maintaining a house for the sale of narcotics,
Conspiracy to violate the controlled substance act,
Possession of a controlled substance, and
Possession of a controlled substance with the intent to sell.
The booking photos of the two individuals arrested accompany this release along with
additional photographs of the crime scene.
This is the largest indoor marijuana grow operation discovered and dismantled by the SCORE team. It is the 3rd indoor marijuana grow house discovered in 2013.
In 2012 the SCORE team dismantled 142 indoor marijuana grow operations and confiscated 8,579 marijuana plants and 195 firearms. SCORE stands for Southern Nevada Cannabis Operation and Regional Enforcement and is a HIDTA funded task force. SCORE is comprised of representatives from the
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the Henderson Police Department.
This investigation remains ongoing. Anyone with any information concerning this event is urged to contact the LVMPD Narcotics Section at 828-3461, or to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 385-5555 or on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

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