Huge marijuana bust in East New York

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Friday, September 9, 2016

EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- In East New York, Brooklyn, police chasing a suspect say they ended up stumbling upon a trove of marijuana plants.

Cops seized more than 80 plants, some of them over eight feet tall, from a backyard.

18-year-old Abdul Francis is charged with criminal possession of marijuana.

As for the robbery suspect they were originally looking for, he was eventually caught as well.