Rehoboth Pot Bust Yields 200 Plants, Three Loaded Guns
Five people were arrested in Rehoboth Wednesday after local police executed a search warrant and found a large-scale indoor marijuana grow operation.
Officers with the Rehoboth Police Department entered a commercial property in the rear of 495 Winthrop St. at around 1 p.m. Wednesday and found a group of people inside a large garage. They seized over 200 marijuana plants, additional packaged cannabis, and three loaded firearms, one of which police described as an assault rifle, ABC 6 reports.
A 4-year-old child found inside the building was removed and later released by police to the Department of Children and Families.
Police arrested Moises Montero, 33, of Seekonk; Kaitlin Munroe, 30, of Seekonk; Carlos Cabeza, 42, of Wauregan, Connecticut; Luilly Escotto, 32, of Lowell; and Henry Vilomar of the Bronx in New York.
Each suspect is charged with cultivation of marijuana, conspiracy to violate the drug laws, and gun charges. They were expected to appear today in Taunton District Court.