HULL (WBZ) ― A marijuana grow house, fully equipped with false walls, irrigation equipment and air conditioning units was uncovered in Hull on Monday.
The investigation of the three-story house at 35 Manomet Ave. began last month. When police obtained a search warrant for the home, they uncovered four grow rooms in the top two floors of the house.
The "elaborate setup" included a hydroponics marijuana grow house with false retaining walls containing internal air conditioning units, electrical and irrigation equipment, gas lines for CO2 generators, high intensity lighting, timers, thermostats and ducting.
Police said they found 113 marijuana plants having and estimated street value of $452,000, inside the home.
Five people were arrested. Jian Lan Zhu, 42, and Xiu Zhen Wang, 43, both homeless, Xhizhong Xu, 32, of Chicago, Zhu Yugang, 48, of Chicago and Yuyung Wang, 62 of Quincy face several drug charges.