Marijuana Growing Operation Found in Sullivan County
Over 100 pounds of marijuana were found in Sullivan County, following the execution of a search warrant.
Sullivan County Sheriff's executed a search warrant in the Town of Thompson, and found a marijuana growing operation with two suspects tending to the plants.
The two men were found with approximately 108 pounds of marijuana with a street value of about $432,000.
Junior Jose Duran, 43 of Philadelphia, PA and Jose Alberto Gomez DeLeon, 56 of New York City. Both men were charged Felony Criminal Possession of Marijuana first-degree, and Unlawful Growing Cannabis, a misdemeanor.
The men were arraigned in the Town of Thompson Court and remanded to Sullivan County Jail in lieu of $35,000 bail, pending a court appearance on Monday.
The Sullivan County sheriff's were assisted by the U.S. Homeland Security Investigations and the Town of Bethel.