Couple busted for allegedly growing pot in home


Officers on patrol discovered the marijuana after detecting a strong odor coming from a house in the 500 block of E. Davis Street, according to police.

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Pictures authorities took from inside the home showed rows and rows of marijuana. Police said they found 280 plants, along with 59 pounds of harvested marijuana.

Homeowners 57-year-old David Gariano and 52-year-old Diane Hall were arrested at the scene.

Both are charged with trafficking marijuana, manufacturing marijuana and maintaining a dwelling for the sale/use of marijuana.

The pair is each being held on $100,000 bond.

An investigation is ongoing at this time. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Burlington Police Department at (336) 229-3503, or Crime Stoppers at (336) 229-7100.

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