Major marijuana bust at home in Ecorse, two suspects arrested

The Downriver Area Narcotics Organization has busted a major marijuana growing operation in the City of Ecorse.

On February 19, detectives carried out a search warrant at the home located on the 4200 block of 7th Street and discovered hundreds of marijuana plants in the basement and in the upstairs bedrooms.

The plants were in various stages of growth.

A total of 424 marijuana plants were seized, as well as sophisticated plant-growing equipment.

The worth is estimated at $600,000 to $900,000.

Two men were arrested at the home, a 32-year-old man from Dearborn and a 28-year-old man from Detroit.

The Downriver Area Narcotics Organization consists of officers from the Michigan State Police, Taylor Police Department, Southgate Police Department, Ecorse Police Department and the Romulus Police Department.

You can report narcotics activity to DRANO at (734) 285-4674. You can remain anonymous.



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