New Lenox police bust million-dollar drug operation

April 10, 2008 5:55:18 AM PDT
Police in the southwest suburbs say a sting turned up $1 million worth of marijuana. New Lenox police say they have uncovered a marijuana-growing operation at a home along Gougar Road.

Investigators say they found 700 plants along with lamps, storage units and other equipment.

The homeowner, 48-year-old Phillip McClintock, faces felony drug possession, manufacturing and delivery charges.