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Minnesota Mother, Son Charged With Growing Marijuana
By Steve Elliott ~alapoet~ in Growing, News
Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 1:02 pm
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Photo: Duluth Police Department
These were some of the 150 plants seized by the fuzz in Duluth on Tuesday. Check out that phat Indica maiden on the left.
A Duluth, Minnesota woman and her son were arrested Tuesday afternoon after a marijuana-growing operation that police called "sophisticated" was discovered in their home.

About 150 cannabis plants and a hydroponic growing operation were discovered, according to Duluth police information coordinator Brad Wick, reports Lisa Baumann at the Duluth News Tribune.

Officers from the Lake Superior Drug and Gang Task Force, Duluth Police Department and the U.S. Marshal's Service served a search warrant at a house on Warren Avenue in the Kenwood neighborhood just after 2 p.m. 

A 65-year-old woman and her 35-year-old son were arrested at the home and taken to the St. Louis County Jail on suspicion of a first-degree "controlled substance" crime.

According to the News Tribune, a second search was conducted at another address in the Twin Cities area after additional investigation.

Another, possibly related, grow operation was discovered in St. Paul by the East Metro Narcotics Task Force. The investigation is continuing.

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