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Nearly Half Million Worth Of Weed Found Inside Hudson Valley Home, Police Say

Almost of a half a million dollars’ worth of weed was found inside a Hudson Valley home.

 

On Wednesday, the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at a home on Hill Top Road in the Town of Thompson.

A marijuana growing operation was found with two men tending to the plants inside the home, police say.

Junior Jose Duran, 43, of Philadelphia P.A., and 56-year-old Jose Alberto Gomez DeLeon, of New York City were both charged with criminal possession of marijuana in and unlawfully growing cannabis, a misdemeanor.

The men are accused of being in possession of around 108 pounds of marijuana with a street value of about $432,000.

Both were arraigned in Town of Thompson Court and sent to the Sullivan County Jail in lieu of $35,000 bail.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by U.S. Homeland Security Investigations and Town of Bethel Constables.

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