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    Marijuana Plants Seized From Conn. Home
    East Central Narcotics
    Ronald Purvis is accused of growing marijuana at his Glastonbury home.

    Police seized dozens of marijuana plants from a Glastonbury home and arrested a resident who they suspect of growing it.

    Officers from the East Central Narcotics Taskforce said they searched 10 Redbud Lane in August and seized 46 marijuana plants and indoor growing equipment.

    On Aug. 21, Ronald Purvis, a resident of the house, turned himself in to the Glastonbury Police Department after learning there was a warrant for his arrest.

    Purvis was charged with cultivation of marijuana, possession of more than 4 ounces of marijuana, operating a drug factory, possession of marijuana with intent to sell and possession of drug paraphernalia .

    He was released on a $45,000 court set non-surety bond and is due back in court on Sept. 23.

    It's not clear if he has an attorney. There is no listing for one on the online court docket.