Fatal Car Crash Reveals Indoor Pot Farm By Maryland Police
By: Bill Waters
Published: Dec 24, 2021
Fatal car crash reveals indoor pot farm by Maryland police. Maryland police discovered an indoor pot farm after a fatal car crash. The driver of the car plowed into a man's home.
Richard Marriott, 44, of Ellicott City, Md., was arrested on Wednesday morning after cops found an extensive marijuana growing operation in his home, with nearly 20 large pot plants, a hydroponic system, lights and other smaller plants, police said.
Cops and firefighters were investigating Marriott's home after a 20-year-old man, Bryan Bolster, crashed his BMW into it at around 11 p.m. on Dec. 10, causing part of the house to burst into flames.
Bolster was killed in the crash. Marriott and one other person ran out of the house after the crash and were not injured.
Marriott was charged with drug manufacturing, possession with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of drug production equipment.