Man charged in massive pot growing operation in Liberty County

Police have arrested and charged a suspect in a massive pot growing operation discovered back in October in Liberty County

February 3, 2012 3:45:20 PM PST
Police have arrested and charged a suspect in a massive pot growing operation discovered back in October in Liberty County.

Roberto Bahena-Garcia is charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute marijuana. He's also charged with possessing a firearm for the purpose of drug trafficking.

A tip led investigators to a rural field where they found more than 1,000 marijuana plants.

Bahena-Garcia purchased the property in July of 2010. He could get up to life in prison if convicted.


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