A Fairfield man was arrested on Friday after police found evidence that he was growing marijuana within his home.
According to the Daily Republic, a neighbor called police to complain of a marijuana-like stench coming from a home located on Whittier Place. The first police officer arrived to find that he indeed smelled the stench as well. The officer’s suspicion was confirmed when he looked over the home’s backyard fence and found evidence of marijuana farming.
According to the Daily Republic, Ouan Thonghom, 47, a resident of the home, was taken into custody and charged with suspicion of growing and possessing marijuana for sale. Police removed more than 10 pounds of marijuana from his residence.
According to the Daily Republic, Thonghom was arraigned on Monday, where he pled not guilty to his charges. His bail was set for $15,000. He is ordered to return back to court on October 29 for a probable cause hearing.
Daily Republic: Fairfield man faces marijuana charges