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Pot Farm In House

Man Arrested In Midville Narc Sting

Stashes of heroin, cocaine and home-grown marijuana were found by police inside a Middle Village house during a raid on Tuesday morning, Aug. 14, and one of the residents was cuffed on drug possession charges, law enforcement sources said.

Sgt. Tim Hinteman and P.O. Todd Friedrich of the 104th Precinct- under the direction of Capt. Michael Cody, commanding officer-reportedly executed the search warrant of a home on the Cooper Avenue westbound service road between 76th and 78th streets at 6:10 a.m. Tuesday.

According to police sources, the warrant was obtained based on an in- vestigation conducted by the precinct regarding suspected narcotics activity at the location.

During their search of the home, law enforcement sources stated, the officers found large quantities of heroin and cocaine. They reportedly also found several pounds of marijuana which had been grown in hydroponic units inside the house.

Various drug paraphernalia was also seized by the officers from the residence.

A resident at the home, identified as 20-year-old Robert Calcano, was taken into custody by police on charges of criminal possession of narcotics, criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal possession of marijuana and criminal possession of drug paraphernalia, police said.

As the Times Newsweekly went to press on Wednesday afternoon, Calcano remained in custody awaiting arraignment in Queens Criminal Court on the charges, according to court records.

The investigation is ongoing.

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