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Arcadia Man, Four Others Arrested in Pot Bust on 4/20

Burbank police raid three locations where marijuana is found, including one in Arcadia.

Arcadia Man, Four Others Arrested in Pot Bust on 4/20 Arcadia Man, Four Others Arrested in Pot Bust on 4/20 Arcadia Man, Four Others Arrested in Pot Bust on 4/20

Burbank Police arrested five people Wednesday for allegedly growing and selling marijuana.

The five arrested---Levon Ayrapetov, 31, of Arcadia; Akop Petrosyan, 30, of Glendale; Victor Yepiskoposyan 29, of Glendale; Jane Israyelian, 21, of Los Angeles; and Bianca Bauza, 24, of North Hollywood--were booked at Glendale City Jail for transportation of marijuana for sale and cultivation of marijuana.

According to a statement released by Sergeant Robert Quesada of the Burbank Police Department, detectives conducted searches at locations in Burbank, Arcadia and Glendale. Three marijuana cultivation operations were discovered as a result of these searches and a significant number of marijuana plants, several pounds of harvested marijuana and four guns were also seized in the investigation, Sgt. Quesada said.

The bust occurred on April 20, or 4/20, which is a notorious counterculture holiday that celebrates marijuana use.

Arcadia police were not involved in the investigation and Burbank police did not release details of the location in Arcadia that was searched.

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