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939 marijuana plants found growing in Fresno home

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Posted at 4:15 PM, Nov 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-15 20:27:04-05

Nearly 939 marijuana plants were found inside a home in Fresno.

High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area members served a search warrant on an illegal grow house located near the 4600 block of W. Pine Ave.

The rental home had elaborate lighting and a water and air filtration system, according to Fresno County Sheriff’s Office.

The suspect, 50-year-old Jesus Rodriguez, was arrested for marijuana cultivation, intent to sell, and stealing electricity.

Watch a video tour of the home, courtesy of Fresno County Sheriff's Office:

Each plant in the house was estimated to yield half a pound of marijuana, worth approximately $700,000 in street sales, according to the sheriff's office. A small amount of methamphetamine was also found.

Rodriguez' bail is set at $147,000.