Couple Accused of Running Marijuana Grow House in Glastonbury

Police seized 28 marijuana plants.

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013  |  Updated 11:17 AM EDT
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Couple Accused of Running Suburban Marijuana Factory

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A Glastonbury couple has been arrested, accused of running a marijuana grow house out of the basement of their suburban home.

The narcotics task force raided 473 Griswold Street in Glastonbury at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and seized 28 marijuana plants from the basement of the two-story home, as well as growing equipment, scales, packaging and drug paraphernalia, according to the East Central Narcotics Task Force.

Police arrested Christopher Lilley, 42, and his 41-year-old wife, Jenna, police said. Assessor's records state they own the house.

They were both charged with cultivation of marijuana, operating a drug factory, possession of marijuana with intent to sell, two counts of risk of injury and other charges.

Two children were home when police searched the residence and police have notified the state Department of Children and Families.

Bond for Christopher Lilley was set at $25,000, while bond for Jenna Lilley was set at $10,000.

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