Police discover significant marijuana growing operation at NH man’s home

BEDFORD, NH (WHDH) - A New Hampshire man was arrested after police discovered a significant marijuana growing operation in his home, according to New Hampshire state police.

Police said troopers intercepted a suspicious package being shipped to a Bedford home Thursday.

A search warrant was obtained for the package after a positive K-9 alert, and it was found to contain approximately one pound of marijuana.

Police then executed a search warrant at the home of 28-year-old Brett DeLong on North Amherst Road, where the package was addressed.

The search of the home uncovered a significant marijuana growing operation and evidence of the distribution of controlled drugs.

Police seized approximately 81 marijuana plants, four additional pounds of processed marijuana, approximately four ounces of MDMA, and money from the home.

The estimated value of the drugs seized is approximately $190,000, according to police.

DeLong was taken into custody without incident, and arraigned at the 9th Circuit District Court in Merrimack.

He was charged with possession of a controlled drug with intent to distribute MDMA, possession of a controlled drug with intent to distribute marijuana, and manufacturing of a controlled drug marijuana. He is being held on $25,000 cash bail.

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