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October 29, 2013 > Marijuana cultivation arrests

Marijuana cultivation arrests

Submitted By Milpitas PD

On October 7, 2013 at approximately 7:50 P.M., Milpitas Police officers investigated a report of marijuana being grown in the backyard of a residence at the 1000 block of Olympic Dr. Ho Lam and Jennifer Lam were contacted at the residence. Officers gained access into the backyard and located an outdoor marijuana grow. Approximately 100 pounds of marijuana was recovered from the home.

The marijuana had an estimated street value of $250,000. Officers located and seized approximately $70,000 in US currency inside the residence. Prior to the conclusion of the investigation another resident of the home arrived, she was identified as Thu Tu. All three suspects were arrested at the scene without incident.

Ho Van Lam, Thu Le Tu and Jennifer Hong Lam were booked into Santa Clara County Main Jail for cultivation of marijuana, possession of marijuana for sales and sales of marijuana.

Anyone with any information regarding this investigation or other similar incidents occurring in our city is encouraged to call the Milpitas Police Department at (408) 586-2400. Information can be given anonymously by calling the Crime Tip Hotline at (408) 586-2500 or via the Milpitas Police Department website at: http://www.ci.milpitas.ca.gov/government/police/crime_tip.asp

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