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Marijuana Discovered Growing in Braintree Business

The following info was supplied by the Braintree Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Braintree police found a marijuana growing operation inside a closed business on Adams Street Sunday night.

Officers were investigating what they thought might have been a break-in at the business late on Sept. 16 when they discovered two men and rooms being used to grow, air out and cut marijuana, Deputy Chief Russell Jenkins said in a statement.

Scott A. Nowell, 48, of Everett and Richard P. McCreedy, 46, of Cambridge were charged with with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, manufacture of marijuana and violation of the drug free school zone.

An additional person may be charged, Jenkins said, adding that the name of the business is not being identified at this time.

Neither Nowell or McCreedy work for the business, Jenkins said.

One room was being used to cut up and hang the buds, and the other to grow the weed. "This second room was closed off with plastic and had ventilating fans, grow lamps and dehumidifiers," Jenkins said.

ted_danson September 17, 2012 at 05:03 PM
CRIMINAL SCUM!!! THEY MUST BE CHARGED AND PROSECUTED LIKE A MURDER. THINK OF THE CHILDREN /sarcasm off Seriously, this is sad.
FlyingTooLow September 17, 2012 at 05:05 PM
Thankfully, these desperadoes will appear in court to answer for these heinous offenses. Thus, saving America's women and children from degenerates such as these. This is pathetic. Law enforcement needs to re-direct its focus on crimes... to those that are REAL crimes. I spent 5 years in Federal Prison for a marijuana offense. While I was there, I watched armed bank robbers come and go in as little as 20 months. After 3 years 'behind the wall,' I pointed this out to the parole board. Their response: “You must understand, yours was a very serious offense.” How do you respond to that mentality? I laughed about the parole panel's comment for 2 more years (as I still sat in prison), then wrote my book: Shoulda Robbed a Bank No, it is not a treatise on disproportionate sentences, but a look at what the 'marijuana culture' is really about. Americans...doing what we do best...living free.
Malcolm Kyle September 17, 2012 at 05:15 PM
Talk to your children! Kids can ask some tough questions but those concerning prohibition are actually fairly easy to answer. Be straightforward: Explain concisely just how the unconscionable acts of parasitic prohibitionists at all levels of our bi-partisan police-state have raised gang warfare to a level not seen since the days of alcohol bootleggin­g; ­ Explain how these unconscionable prohibitionists have creating a prison-for­-profit synergy with evil drug lords and terrorists; How they were able to remove many of our cherished and important civil liberties; How they've ensured that many previously unknown and contaminate­d drugs keep appearing on our streets, in our schools, and even in our prisons; How they've overcrowd­ing the courts and prisons, making it increasing­ly impossible to curtail the people who are really hurting and terrorizing­ others; And how they've helped to evolve local street gangs into transnatio­nal enterprise­s with intricate power structures that reach into every corner of society, and with significant social and military resources at their disposal. Finally, our children need to know that It's always possible to prevent a dire situation turning into an irreversible and very bleak one; kindly explain to them what our very wise forefathers did back in 1933! Educate, regulate, and tax! 
JMO September 19, 2012 at 10:33 PM
Hey, I agree 100% with your comment. It's shame that that conservative d-bags and the pharmaceutical lobby have managed to crush any hopes of the U.S, public has of legally enjoying the vast benefits of marijuana and hemp. Apparently, it's OK for you purchase as much alcohol and cigarettes to kill yourself, but marijuana is off limits. Also, where can I get a copy of your book?
FlyingTooLow September 19, 2012 at 11:02 PM
@JMO... You can Google the title or my name...please, judge for yourself...I would be honored by your review and comments... Book title: Shoulda Robbed a Bank Author: Hugh Yonn Available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Smashwords. Warning: it contains some pretty strong language... It is time to end this lunacy... A million thanks for your comment and interest, Hugh Yonn
Tyler Seguin September 20, 2012 at 01:42 PM
why stop at legalizing marijuana? legalize crack, meth, heroin, coke, prostitution. tax all that stuff too.. only makes sense, right?
FlyingTooLow September 20, 2012 at 01:57 PM
@Tyler Seguin... Makes perfect sense to me. The folks that are going to use those drugs are already using them. Prostitution? Why not?

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