Police arrest suspected pot grower in Bourbonnais

April 1, 2012 7:32:31 PM PDT
Police in Bourbonnnais uncovered a pot-growing operation in a mobile home.

George Botica, 56, had 73 marijuana plants as well as guns and ammunition in his trailer, police said.

Authorities went to the home following a citizen's complaint about possible illegal drug activity.

The plants were at varying stages of growth and had an estimated street value of $35,000.

Botica was arrested and charged with cannabis production and criminal fortification of a residence.

He is being held on $100,000.

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