Cops find 75 pot plants in Winnetka basement

March 27, 2009 2:12:17 PM PDT
Police on the North Shore raided a house in Winnetka where a 21-year-old man was apparently growing marijuana. Police arrested Mark Elliot Mansheim late Thursday in the home on Hawthorn Lane.

Police recovered 75 cannabis plants in the basement. They also found tents equipped with lighting, irrigation and ventilation systems.

Mansheim faces two felony drug charges.