PALM SPRINGS, Calif. - 35-year-old, Lin Hoa, and 29-year-old Li Juan Lei were both arrested Friday morning after police officers found an illegal indoor marijuana grow at a residence in the 800 block of Summit Drive in Palm Springs.
Approximately 550 marijuana plants and around $8,000 dollars were confiscated during the search of the residence.
Police also discovered that the home had been illegally bypassing the power resulting in approximately $45,000 worth of electricity having been stolen.
Hoa and Lei were transported and booked into the Larry D. Smith Correctional Facility, located in the city of Banning for illegal marijuana cultivation and theft of utilities.
This is an active and ongoing investigation and no further information will be released. Anyone with additional information about this case is encouraged to contact CVNTF Palm Springs Police Detective Etchason at (760) 323-8661.