2nd-Grader Reveals Marijuana Operation to Police in White River Junction

2nd-Grader Reveals Marijuana Operation to Police in White River Junction, Vermont

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VERMONT – The 8-year-old told school officials and police that he helped his mother and her boyfriend grow “special medicine that can cure anything at all,” leading to a drug bust, police said in an affidavit.


Authorities say a second-grader’s story about helping a farmer grow “special medicine” plants led to a big marijuana bust in Vermont.

The Times-Argus reports Windsor Detective Jennifer Frank said in an affidavit that the 8-year-old told school officials and police that he got to help his mother’s boyfriend grow “special medicine that can cure anything at all.”

Frank says the boy told her that people came to the Windsor house frequently.

Fifty-four-year-old Steven Mann pleaded not guilty this week in a White River Junction court to a felony count of cultivating more than 25 marijuana plants. A woman who answered a phone listing for a Steven Mann in Windsor County said it was the wrong number.

Police say they found two “grow rooms” next to the child’s bedroom.

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