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Police find $1 million marijuana grow at Renton home

On November 4, Eastside Narcotics Task Force (ENTF) detectives served a search warrant for an indoor marijuana grow in Renton and found 605 mature marijuana plants and 71 pounds of dried marijuana.  - Courtesy Photo
On November 4, Eastside Narcotics Task Force (ENTF) detectives served a search warrant for an indoor marijuana grow in Renton and found 605 mature marijuana plants and 71 pounds of dried marijuana.
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An Eastside task force discovered more than $1 million worth of marijuana at a Renton home Nov. 4.

Members of the Eastside Narcotics Task Force, a consortium of local police departments including Bellevue, served a search warrant on a two-story rental house at 11 p.m. that night and discovered 605 marijuana plants and 71 pounds of the drug.

The home was within a mile of Hazen High School and Maplewood Heights Elementary.

The the interior of the home experienced significant damage as a result of the grow. There were multiple holes in the floor, walls and ceiling. Water damage was also evident throughout the home.

Materials collected as evidence included: 55 hoods, 55 lighting ballasts and 61 light bulbs. Detectives also located an underground power diversion to the rental home.

There are no suspects currently in custody and the investigation remains ongoing.

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