News Release News Release The City of Palo Alto
Communications Department
250 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301


Subject :

Police Remove Indoor Marijuana Growing Operation
Contact : Detective Brian Philip, Palo Alto Police Department    650-353-0624
Marijuana Plants
Palo Alto, CA -  On September 30, 2009, Palo Alto Police Detectives executed a search warrant pursuant to an indoor marijuana growing investigation. Palo Alto Police received information from concerned citizens regarding suspicious activity at a residence located on the 300 block of Olive Avenue.

Upon entry into the residence, Detectives discovered an elaborate growing operation. The two bedroom residence was completely converted into an indoor marijuana farm, consisting of grow lights, fans, and hydroponic devices. Detectives seized approximately 100 mature plants and multiple bags of dried marijuana.

No one was home at the time of the search warrant. Police will continue the investigation in order to locate and arrest those responsible for the operation.