Mass. Man Busted In Maine Marijuana Growing Operation

BOSTON (CBS) – A Lexington man is accused along with a man from Rhode Island of running a marijuana growing operation out of a house in  Southern Maine.

Sheriff’s deputes seized 16 pounds of processed marijuana, 25 pot plants and $60,000 worth of growing equipment from the home in Waterboro, Maine on Thursday, after neighbors complained of a strange odor.

25-year-old Graham Chitouras, of Lexington, Mass, and 26-year-old David Rosen, of Ashway, R.I. were ordered held on $10,000 bail.

Officials say the pair have no ties to Maine, other than using the house as an indoor pot farm.

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