SICKLERVILLE, N.J. (CBS) — A South Jersey man is facing charges after police busted a marijuana growing operation being run at an abandoned home, and authorities say Instagram helped in the investigation.
Winslow Township Police say tips from concerned citizens led them to a home on Brearly Drive in Sicklerville, where police say 20-year-old Connor Kennedy was growing marijuana.READ MORE: Timberwolves Spoil Embiid's 76ers Return With 2OT Victory
Investigators conducting surveillance on the property the week of July 13 say Kennedy was seen tending to the seven plants, which were planted on the rear deck and along the deck line.READ MORE: 'It's Just Too Much.' Neighbors Remember 51-Year-Old Gunned Down In Poplar
Authorities say Kennedy also posted a number of photos of himself with the marijuana plants on Instagram, which helped them track him down through the photos’ GPS properties.MORE NEWS: Caught On Camera: Fire Rips Through Vacant Bar In Penns Grove, New Jersey
Kennedy was arrested, processed and released.