280 Marijuana Plants Found at IE Home Where Authorities Arrest Man, Woman

After authorities allegedly uncovered 280 marijuana plants in a Riverside County home, a man was booked into jail on drug cultivation and child endangerment charges, sheriff's deputies said.

The man was arrested with a woman, who was allegedly under the influence, by Riverside County Sheriff's deputies who found an active butane hash oil lab along with the plants Friday afternoon, according to a statement.

Deputies searched a residence in the 26000 Block of Orange Avenue in Perris under a search warrant and found the illegal drug producing materials, the statement said.

Deputies arrested Jose Ignacio Delgado, 25, and Alma Rosa Valencia, 34, the statement said.

Delgado was arrested in connection with the alleged cultivation of marijuana, possession of marijuana for sale, operating a butane hash oil lab and child endangerment, the statement said. He was booked into the Southwest Detention Center.

Valencia was arrested and booked on suspicion of being under the influence of a central nervous stimulant, the statement said.

Deputies ask anyone with information about the operation to call 951-210-1000.

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