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Large Pot Growing Operation Found In Commerce City

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(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (CBS4) – Police in Commerce City made an arrest after discovering a suspected marijuana grow operation on Monday.

Commerce City Police Department Special Services Unit executed a search warrant on a residence in the 9600 block of East 113th Avenue.

“The search warrant was in conjunction with an investigation by the North Metro Drug Task Force on a suspected marijuana grow operation believed to be taking place at the residence,” Chris Dickey with Commerce City police said in a statement. “Concerned neighbors had contacted the police about erratic activity and a foul smell coming from the location.”

Police arrested a 51-year-old man at the residence.

“It was determined he had a large marijuana grow operation in his basement and garage, and had also made several structural modifications to the residence to accommodate this operation,” Dickey said.

About 250 marijuana plants were found.

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