HOWELL, N.J. (AP) — Police in Monmouth County are seeking a man who allegedly turned a home into an indoor marijuana farm.
The unfurnished two-story, single-family home in Howell was filled with 32 mature marijuana plants that were over six feet tall when it was searched last month.
Howell police charged 33-year-old Guillermo Fabian with drug possession and distribution charges as well as operating a drug facility.
Fabian’s last known address was in Elizabeth.
Police say the sophisticated plant-growing system illegally tapped into a utility line to power fluorescent lights, heat, fans and drainage and irrigation systems.