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Cops: Brothers Had Pot-Grow Operation in Laundromat

Police arrested 55-year-old Richard Vieira and 54-year-old Mark Vieira and charged them with cultivating marijuana

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    Cops: Brothers Had Pot-Grow Operation in Laundromat
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    Brothers who own an Oxford County self-service laundry have been arrested for allegedly running a marijuana-growing operation out of the facility.

    Police say a search of Village Laundry in Porter, Maine, and several other locations this week yielded 11 pounds of processed marijuana and 109 live plants with an estimated street value of $80,000.

    Police arrested 55-year-old Richard Vieira and 54-year-old Mark Vieira and charged them with cultivating marijuana.

    State Trooper Martin Royle began investigating the brothers on June 3.

    It could not be determined of the brothers have lawyers.

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