$100,000 worth of drugs seized from Allegany County home

95 pot plants seized from Town of Cuba home

TOWN OF CUBA, N.Y. (WKBW) - A Town of Cuba man has been arrested, accused of growing nearly 100 marijuana plants at a home in the Village of Cuba.  He's now facing numerous drug-related charges, after police raided a home Thursday afternoon.

Police say they found 95 marijuana plants and other drugs, with a street value of $100,000.

Scott Griffith, 48, was arraigned in Town of Cuba court.  He was sent to the Allegany County Jail and is being held on $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bond.

The raid was carried out by the Cuba Police Department and the Allegany County Sheriff's Office.  This comes after an investigation into illegal drug activity in the Village of Cuba.

Griffith is facing charges of criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal possession of marijuana and unlawfully growing cannabis by an unlicensed person.

It's unclear when Griffith will be back in court.

More information is expected from the Cuba Police Department Friday morning.

 

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