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$50K Worth Of Pot Found In Univ. Of Delaware Student’s Residence

NEWARK, Del. (CBS) – A University of Delaware student is facing numerous charges after police say they found $50,000 worth of marijuana in the basement of his residence.

Jarrett T. Husid was taken into custody after police searched his Newark home and found a pot growing operation inside.

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Jarrett T. Husid

On April 8, members of the Newark Police Department’s Special Investigations Unit conducted a search warrant of Husid’s residence.

During the search, officers discovered a small marijuana growing operation in the basement of the residence and they seized approximately 12 pounds of marijuana valued at over $50,000.

Officers also seized potting soil, grow lights and other items related to the operation, along with supplies to package the marijuana for distribution. Husid was found to have a variety of grades/strands of marijuana all packaged for sale and there were indications that Husid also accepted delivery of marijuana from outside sources.

Husid, from Hopewell, New Jersey, was out of town when the search was conducted, but he later returned and turned himself in to authorities.

Husid is facing numerous charges, including Trafficking in Marijuana, Possession With Intent to Deliver a Non-Narcotic Schedule I Controlled Substance, Maintaining a Dwelling for Keeping Controlled Substances and Possession of Marijuana.

He was released after posting $32,000 cash bail.

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  • lazylightning

    If the guy had a variety of strains, he obviously knew what he was doing and was most likely growing a quality product. Something like this is worth at least $350-$450 an ounce depending on quality and at what level he was selling it..

  • Peter Roach

    $50,000 for only 12 pounds is an exaggeration. At $125 per ounce that comes to about $24,000.

  • tedpikul

    Mr. Stephens, why don’t you take a seat.

  • Bill Stephens

    Is this coming over an AP wire? Both you and Action News said in your stories that were nearly-verbatim identical, “Husid was found to have a variety of grades/strands of marijuana…” The word “strands” should be “strains” as in different subspecies of the cannabis plant.

    • Zzbar

      Spell check came up with “strands” and “strains” spelled correctly. So they decided to use strands. Maybe because they are not pot heads and know the difference subspecies of loco-weed.

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