A Porterville man was arrested Thursday with 75 pounds of processed marijuana in his home and many marijuana plants growing on the property.
Around 2:46 p.m. Thursday, detectives with the Porterville Police Department’s Narcotics Unit went to a home in the 100 block of North Prospect Street to conduct a marijuana compliance check, the Porterville Police Department said.
During the check, Porterville resident Cecar Alcantar, 37, was arrested on suspicion of cultivating marijuana without a medical marijuana prescription, police said.
Detectives seized 170 marijuana plants and more than 75 pounds of processed marijuana, some of which was already packaged for sale, police said.
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Alcantar was booked into Tulare County Jail; bail was set at $150,000.