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Two Arrested, Third Sought For Marijuana Growing Operation On South Coast

(Ventura County Sheriff's Office photo)
Weapons seized from suspected marijuana growers in Ventura County

Detectives say they've broken up an illegal indoor marijuana growing operation in a remote area of Ventura County.  Two men were arrested, and a third is still sought.

Investigators say the San Fernando Valley men were growing plants indoors in the Lockwood Valley area.  Nearly 500 plants were seized, along with close to 90 pounds of processed marijuana.

Detectives also found about 60 guns, including some illegal assault rifles and stolen weapons.