Los Angeles Times
Wednesday, July 30, 1997
Thousands of Marijuana Plants Found in Mansion
About 5,000 marijuana plants were found by Los Angeles County sheriff's
detectives serving a search warrant at a mansion on Stone Canyon Road in the
upper reaches of Bel-Air Estates on Tuesday night, deputies said.
Most of the plants were being grown under artificial light inside the home,
At least one man was being questioned in connection with the seizure, officials
Detectives said the search culminated a lengthy investigation.
[NOTE: Court papers later revealed the "lengthy" investigation
lasted five days.]