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Old 06-29-2011, 08:50 PM   #1
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CICERO — Police in suburban Chicago say a traffic stop led them to a Cicero home that was customized for growing marijuana.
Police say two men are accused of growing nearly 1,000 pot plants inside the home. Officials estimate the drugs are worth $4 million on the streets.
Authorities found nearly two dozen air conditioners running inside the home. The house featured sealed humidity and temperature controls, secret exit doors, grow lights and a maze of growing rooms.
Cicero Police Superintendent Bernard Harrison says the home had been rewired so it had four extra circuit boxes and drew electricity from outside power lines, bypassing the electrical meter.
Police went to the home after smelling marijuana when they pulled over the home’s owner. The men found at the home are facing multiple charges.


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Old 06-29-2011, 09:15 PM   #2
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DIYer? Obviously, don't think you can hire a licensed contractor to set up your grow house. I'm impressed they bothered with the humidity control.

I have a friend who's tenant set up his grow operation in the attic. After he left, they discovered it. Clues that gave it away: dirt in the attic and massive amounts of unexplainable moisture damage.

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a thousand plants worth 4 mil
back in the day they MIGHT have brought in $3,000, maybe( or so I have been told)

inflation,I guess
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a thousand plants worth 4 mil
back in the day they MIGHT have brought in $3,000, maybe( or so I have been told)

inflation,I guess
Raise your prices Chrisn---You aren't keeping up with the times.
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I feel safer already.
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Me too, If those plants would have escaped, think how many people could have been attacked. (For some reason, I now have the munchies.)
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a thousand plants worth 4 mil
back in the day they MIGHT have brought in $3,000, maybe( or so I have been told)
The police and DEA are famous for over estimating value on pot plants, they pull the plant out of the ground and weigh the whole thing roots, dirt and stalk and tally up a value like that. Even though people only smoke the tips of each branch. Do farmers uproot their corn or beans and sell the roots and soil at market......of course not, they just sell the fruit just like dope growers.
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I'm still trying to figure out how to modify my house so that I no longer have to work for a living and am surrounded by plenty of babes.
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Sounds appropriate to me, since this thread started with a mary jane grow house.
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Sounds appropriate to me, since this thread started with a mary jane grow house.
"Joint account".... now that's funny....

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