Two tons of marijuana were seized and two people were arrested Saturday when search warrants were served at a pair of San Jacinto homes.
The searches started about 9:40 a.m. in the 2300 block of Capet Street, according to Riverside County sheriff's Sgt. Julio Olguin.
About 1,920 plants and two tons of pot were seized from the two homes, Olguin said.
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Deputies arrested Wei Li, 55, and Jung Chen, 55, both residents of Washington state, he said.
They were arrested on suspicion of maintaining a drug house, theft of utilities, marijuana cultivation and marijuana sales.
They allegedly used an illegal electrical bypass under electrical meters at both homes to avoid paying about $140,000 in utilities, he said.
Sheriff's inmate records indicate Li was released later in the day on $20,000 bail. No information was available about Chen's status.