1,700 pot plants found in Riverhead home

The government raided a house on Osborne Avenue yesterday according to Newsday.

RIVERHEAD - An alleged multimillion-dollar indoor pot farm has been uncovered in Riverhead.

The government raided a house on Osborne Avenue yesterday, according to Newsday.

According to officials, they found nearly 1,700 pot plants worth $3.8 million.

Edward Dispirito who lives there is accused of stealing $275,000 worth of power from LIPA to grow the plants.

Dispirito and James Ford, of Seaford, are accused of conspiracy to distribute pot. 

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