Deputies seized more than 600 marijuana plants valued at about $1 million from a sophisticated "grow" operation at a Palmdale home, authorities said Monday night.
Every room in the home in the 200 block of East Avenue P-2 had been turned into a hydroponic pot garden, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.
Deputies discovered the plants Monday afternoon after they saw a car at the home registered to a man with a felony warrant for narcotics possession, according to the department.
Deputies went to the front door and "smelled the strong odor of fresh marijuana," sheriff's officials said in a statement.
Inside, deputies reported, they discovered 630 plants and two men who said they began the growing operation three weeks ago after arriving from Mexico.
"They said they had not sold any marijuana to date but were beginning the first harvest for sale," officials said.
The men were arrested on suspicion of growing pot and stealing electricity by bypassing the meter.