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Brothers Arrested After Police Find 190 Marijuana Plants



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    State police said they seized almost 200 marijuana plants from a Sharon home after finding a marijuana farm and arrested two brothers.

    State troopers and the state police aviation unit investigated and found a large marijuana growing operation at 484 Cornwall Bridge in Sharon, according to state police.

    When state troopers searched the property, they found 190 marijuana plants, cultivation equipment and around five pounds of processed marijuana, state police said.

    Ronald Rodriguez, a 27-year-old resident of the house, and his 25-year-old brother, Maximillian Rodriguez, of Caroline Drive in Sharon, were arrested and charged with illegal sale of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia in a drug factory, drug paraphernalia, illegal sale of a controlled substance by a non-drug dependent person and tampering with or fabricating evidence.

    They were each held on $50,000 and will be arraigned today.

    Police said they are still investigating.