Grow House Had More Than 100 Marijuana Plants: Police

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    Police said they found more than 100 marijuana plants in an Ashford home.

    Police have arrested a 56-year-old Ashford man after finding more than 100 marijuana plants, 2-and-a-half pounds of marijuana and illegal fireworks at his house, according to state police.

    Members of the State Police Statewide Narcotic Task Force, Troop C Troopers and agents from the Drug Enforcement Agency Hartford office executed a search and seizure warrant at 122 Nagy Road in Ashford on Tuesday. 

    Inside they found more than 100 marijuana plants, 2.5 pounds of marijuana pre-packaged for sale, $2,100, drug paraphernalia, cultivation and packaging material and illegal fireworks, according to state police.

    The state police bomb squad seized the fireworks.

    Hartman was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to sell, cultivation of marijuana, operating a drug factory and possession of fireworks.

    Bond was set at $75,000 and he is due in Danielson Superior Court on May 22.

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