Police Seize 56 Marijuana Plants from East Hampton Home

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Connecticut State Police

State police seized dozens of marijuana plants when they raided a home in East Hampton on Tuesday night.

A Connecticut State Police drug task force, the Drug Enforcement Agency and East Hampton Police raided 29 Wildwood Lane in East Hampton around 5 p.m. on Tuesday after receiving information that someone was growing it in the home.

Police said they identified three residents suspected of growing the marijuana -- Destin Kelley, 32; Julian Clark, 30; and Elizabeth Moore, 36 -- and found three separate “grow rooms” in the house.

Police seized more than 56 mature marijuana plants ready for harvesting, two and a half pounds of processed marijuana buds packaged for sale, several high-intensity lights and ballasts, an extensive irrigation system and a ventilation system, police said.

Detectives also seized several grams of THC “wax” made from the extracted marijuana oils, several pipes and bongs, and around $2,900 in cash.

All three were charged with cultivation of marijuana, operating a drug factory, possession of over one kilo of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession with intent to sell marijuana.

Bond for Kelley and Clark was set at $250,000, while bond for Moore was set at $100,000.

All three are due in Middletown Superior Court today.

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