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Argument leads police to marijuana plants

October 27, 2009 10:54:40 AM PDT
A family argument leads police to a small marijuana growing operation in a New Jersey home.Offiers were called to the 2400 block of Wimbleton Way in Blackwood for a report of a loud argument on Tuesday morning.

Upon arrival, police met Mark Henry, Jr., 26, at the front door. As they were talking to him, the officers said they noticed a strong smell of marijuana in the house.

Henry's stepfather told police that when he threatened to clal police, Henry ran into his bedroom, uprooted several marijuana plants, put them in a trash bag, and threw them in a dumpster.

Police say a search of the home found numerous pieces of plant growing equipment and record keeping materials throughout his room nd a temporary closet that Henry was using to grow the marijuana.

Henry then allegedly agreed to show officers where he placed the uprooted plants and officers discovered four marijuana plants approximately 3 to 4 feet in height.

Henry was then arrested, processed and later released pending a future court date.


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