The La Quinta Special Enforcement Team discovered an illegal marijuana grow operations at a home in the city Wednesday evening.

The special enforcement team served a served a marijuana-related search warrant within the 51000 block of Avenida Obregon in La Quinta on Wednesday at approximately 5:41 p.m.

According to the La Quinta Sheriff’s Station, the team discovered that the entire residence was being used as a marijuana cultivation and processing operation.

Authorities seized approximately 500 marijuana plants and other items from the home

500 marijuana plants seized from illegal grow operation in La Quinta