Poultney man arrested for growing potFebruary 15,2013Resident charged
with cultivating pot
POULTNEY — A Poultney man was arrested for allegedly cultivating and possessing marijuana.
Police said they arrested Andrew Delpezzo Jr., 26, of Poultney after they received an anonymous tip regarding drug activity at a home on Main Street in Poultney.
According to police, they contacted Rutland Probation and Parole, which conducted a home visit and discovered marijuana in the home. Police said troopers confiscated a “substantial amount” of marijuana that Delpezzo was accused of cultivating in his home.
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