2 Arrested After 280 Marijuana Plants, Hash Oil Lab Found in Riverside County Home

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Jose Delgado, left, and Amber Valencia, right, are seen in booking photos released by the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department arrested a man and a woman after deputies uncovered an alleged marijuana grow and hash oil lab at a Perris-area residence on Friday.

About 3:30 p.m., deputies served a search warrant in the 26000 block of Orange Avenue and found approximately 280 pot plants and an active Butane Hash Oil lab, a news release from the Sheriff’s Department stated.

Following the investigation, they arrested 25-year-old Jose Ignacio Delgado on charges of cultivation of marijuana, possession of marijuana for sales, operating a BHO laboratory and child endangerment.

Delgado was booked into the Southwest Detention Center. He was being held on $50,000 according to Riverside County inmate records.

Alma Rose Valencia, 34, was taken into custody and booked on suspicion of being under the influence of a central nervous stimulant, the release said.

No further information was immediately available.

An investigation was ongoing, and anyone with information was asked to contact Deputy Bolle at the Perris Police Department by calling 951-210-1000 or sending an email to PerrisStation@RiversideSheriff.org.