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Police: Saratoga couple had 100-plus pot plants

July 22, 2014
Updated 1:18 p.m.
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Craig Farnsworth, left, and Marisa Farnsworth.
Craig Farnsworth, left, and Marisa Farnsworth.

— City police cracked up a marijuana growing operation on Liz Ann Drive earlier this month, seizing roughly than 20 pounds of the drug, $20,000 in cash and more than 100 plants in various stages of growth. .

City police investigators along with members of the Capital District Drug Enforcement Task Force raided the home following a month long narcotics investigation. Arrested were Craig Farnsworth, 60, and Marisa Farnsworth, 52, who were both charged with a felony count of fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and a misdemeanor count of growing marijuana without a license.

In addition to seizing marijuana and hash, authorities also grabbed several pieces of equipment used to grow the plants. Both Farnsworths were arraigned and released after posting $1,500 bail.

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July 22, 2014
3:08 p.m.
Nell says...

Hang em!

July 23, 2014
9:09 a.m.
MrPickles says...

I feel so much safer now that these obviously dangerous criminals have been brought to justice. Seriously, I'm surprised at how behind the curve New York State is in this area.

July 23, 2014
5:12 p.m.
batchellerman says...

I think they should make them smoke all that pot. No matter how long it takes.

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