|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LOCATE & SEIZE LARGE INDOOR MARIJUANA GROW OPERATION
On 01/09/08 at approximately 10:30 pm
The New Haven Fire Department responded and made a public safety entry into the apartment located on the second floor. Upon entry the fire service observed a large hydroponics marijuana grow system operation inside of the apartment. The watering system to the marijuana was leaking causing the water to flow through the ceilings into the apartments below.
The State Police Narcotics/ New Haven Police Task Force made up of State Troopers and New Haven Police Officers conducting narcotics investigations in
On 01/10/08 at approximately 10 a.m. the State Police/New Haven Narcotics Task Force obtained a search and seizure warrant from
The State Police Narcotics New Haven Task Force Task Force Investigators are continuing this investigation.
ARRESTED: PENA, Mario J. DOB: 11/1/78 130 Norton St.
CHARGES: Possession Of Marijanna Possession of Marijuana with Intent To Sell, Possession of Marijuana within 1500 Ft. of School, Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Sell within 1500 ft of a School,
Accused is being held on $500,000 to appear in GA #23
##END### Lt. J. Paul Vance