Brothers arrested for growing 30 lbs. of pot

MIDDLETOWN, Del. - August 28, 2009 Authorities were tipped off by a resident of the Mount Pleasant Trailer Park that someone was growing marijuana plants in nearby field.

Officers were lead to the home of Joseph and Patrick Hunter on Thursday, who admitted the plants belonged to them.

The marijuana was found to be two to seven feet high.

The Hunters say the bad economy lead them to grow the drugs.

Both were arrested for trafficking marijuana, manufacturing marijuana, possession with intent to deliver and other related charges.

Both were committed to Howard Young Correction Institution.

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