Marijuana Growing Operation Uncovered in Machesney Park

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A domestic dispute lead to police uncovering a marijuana growing operation.

Winnebago County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the 11000 block of Darby Lane on Tuesday for reports of a domestic disturbance. While at the residence, deputies smelt the odor of marijuana.

A marijuana growing operation was discovered in the basement of the home. In it, deputies recovered 30 plants and 1,248 grams of hash and cannabis oil.

As a result, Anthony Gallano, 41, of Machesney Park, was placed under arrest and charged with Unlawful Production of Cannabis Plants, Possession with Intent to Deliver Cannabis and Obstructing Justice.

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