Wednesday morning the Elk Grove Police Department conducted another raid on an illegal marijuana growing operation in the city. The operation took place in the 8500 block of Waterman Road. Detectives recovered over 361 plants and 37 pounds of processed marijuana. It was also discovered that the suspects had bypassed the electrical meter and were stealing power.
Five men were arrested. All are Elk Grove residents. All are currently being held without bail at the Sacramento Count Jail.
Suspect #1: PADILLA, JUAN (HMA, 32, ARRESTED)
Suspect #2: PADILLA, ALFREDO (HMA, 29, ARRESTED)
Suspect #3: PADILLA, GUILLERMO (HMA, 55, ARRESTED)
Suspect #4: ZAVALA, JESUS (HMA, 33, ARRESTED)
Suspect #5: GARCIA, LUIS (HMA, 49, ARRESTED)
The operation took place in the 8500 block of Waterman Road, somewhere within the red oval.