Johnston Police seize 47 marijuana plants from home
By: News Staff
JOHNSTON, R.I. (WLNE) — A man was arrested Thursday afternoon after police seized 47 marijuana plants from his residence.
Johnston Police said after an extensive investigation, 43-year-old Hector Rosa was taken into custody.
Officers executed a search warrant at Rosa’s home on Brown Ave, located approximately 194 feet from the Brown Ave School around 10:00 a.m., where a marijuana cultivation operation was discovered.
Thousands of dollars’ worth of equipment, and 47 plants were found inside the home.
Rosa was charged with the following offenses:
- Manufacturing/Possession/Delivery of Schedule 1/II -Felony
- Manufacturing of a Controlled Substance near a School (violation if within 300 yards)-Felony.
Rosa is scheduled to appear in court on Friday.
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