Cal City police ID man arrested during marijuana raid

Mnatskan Hakobyan, of Van Nuys, Calif., is seen in a photo provided by the California City Police Department Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Hakobyan was arrested after police raided a marijuana-growing operation.

The California City Police Department has identified the man they arrested during a marijuana raid on Friday as 46-year-old Mnatskan Hakobyan, of Van Nuys.

He was arrested when officers conducted a search at a home on the 8400 block of Bolden Avenue and found more than 500 marijuana plants inside. They also found scales, chemicals, grow lights and extensive modifications to the home.

Officers also discovered the home had large electrical panels installed inside the bathroom, where they also discovered several shelves with large chemical containers.

They estimate the damage to the home to be over $30,000.

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