Photo credit: News12 Westchester | Firefighters responding to a report of a burst pipe found a fully equipped marijuana-growing operation inside a former flower shop in Mount Vernon at 137 S. Fifth Ave., where the broken pipe on the building's second floor was causing the building to flood. (Jan. 26, 2013)
Mount Vernon police have identified several suspects responsible for harvesting a forestlike maze of 7-foot-tall marijuana plants in a warehouse behind an old flower shop on South Fifth Avenue, Mayor Ernie Davis said Monday.
So far, though, no one has been arrested in connection with a pot-growing operation discovered Saturday when firefighters responded to a call of water gushing out into...
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