Ogden Police seize marijuana grow operation

Police also found unregistered assault-style rifles at the location

OGDEN, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - Ogden Police have arrested a man while investigating a marijuana grow operation on Whittier Road Thursday. 

According to police, John Gilly, 64, of Ogden, was arrested after police executed a search warrant at the location on Whittier Road.

Police say they found and seized numerous marijuana plants, growing equipment and a large quantity of processed marijuana.

Officers also located three unregistered assult-style rifles and prohibited high-capacity magazines. 

Gilly has been charged with:

  • Unlicensed Growing of Cannabis,
  • Three counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third Degree,
  • Five counts of Possession of a Large Capacity Magazine, and
  • Three counts of Criminal Possession of a Firearm.

Additional charges may follow. 


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