Largest Marijuana Seizure in Dorchester County History - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Largest Marijuana Seizure in Dorchester County History

Posted: Updated:

HURLOCK, Md.- A warrant in connection to an investigation into the illegal growing of marijuana leads to the largest marijuana seizure in Dorchester County history.

Police say on Friday August 1, 2014 members of the Dorchester County Narcotics Task Force, assisted by the Dorchester County Sheriff's Office, Hurlock Police Department, Maryland State Police Marijuana Eradication Unit, Dorchester County State's Attorney's Office, Task Force Officers from Somerset and Wicomico Counties and members of the D.E.A./Maryland State Police Major Traffickers Unit executed a search and seizure warrant at 4830 Milligantown Road in Hurlock, Md.

The warrant was in connection to an investigation into the illegal growing of marijuana at the property. 

The search revealed an elaborate indoor growing area both inside of the house and inside of an adjacent metal building. The indoor grow areas contained several hundred pots with plants ranging in size from seedlings to four foot tall plants along with grow lights, timers, heat shields and other electric devices used to assist the plants in growing.

The search also included the property behind the buildings where an additional 300 plants were located, some as tall as 7 feet. These plants had trickle irrigation installed to assist them in their growth. 

The search revealed a total of 647 plants with an estimated street value of $650,000. The plants and growing equipment were also seized along with a 2002 Toyota Camry and a 2002 Chevrolet Van.

The two suspects were identified as 71 year old Nguyen Binh of that address and 47 year old Nguyen Behai Wan, also of that address. They were both charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana, Manufacturing Marijuana, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Paraphernalia. They were both initially held on $200.000. 

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Local Fans React to Cape-Smyrna "Basketbrawl"

    Local Fans React to Cape-Smyrna "Basketbrawl"

    Feb 23, 2018 10:21 PM2018-02-24 03:21:00 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 10:22 PM EST2018-02-24 03:22:26 GMT
    DOVER, Del.- After a fight broke out at a high school basketball game on Thursday night, local fans were shocked that violence ensued during a playoff match-up. The fight broke out before the conference game between Cape Henlopen and Smyrna finished at MiMore
    After a fight broke out at a high school basketball game on Thursday night, local fans were shocked that violence ensued during a playoff match-up. More
  • Man Pleads Guilty in 2017 Laurel Murder

    Man Pleads Guilty in 2017 Laurel Murder

    Feb 23, 2018 2:53 PM2018-02-23 19:53:00 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 3:42 PM EST2018-02-23 20:42:59 GMT
    Stephon JacksonStephon Jackson
    Stephon JacksonStephon Jackson
    A 19-year-old Laurel man faces up to 105 years in prison after pleading guilty to a 2017 shooting that left an 18-year-old man dead.More
    A 19-year-old Laurel man faces up to 105 years in prison after pleading guilty to a 2017 shooting that left an 18-year-old man dead.More
  • Hebron Man Assaults Deputy, Sheriff's Say

    Hebron Man Assaults Deputy, Sheriff's Say

    Feb 23, 2018 6:17 PM2018-02-23 23:17:00 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 6:17 PM EST2018-02-23 23:17:38 GMT
    A Hebron man faces assault charges after he allegedly attacked a Wicomico County Sheriff’s deputy while being arrested for drug possession among other illegal activity.More
    A Hebron man faces assault charges after he allegedly attacked a Wicomico County Sheriff’s deputy while being arrested for drug possession among other illegal activity.More
Powered by Frankly

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices