According to a report by KTLA, Shaun Rothwell, 30, Shane Dearth, 29, and Thomas Nichols, 30, all of Los Angeles, were arrested in Torrance, California. The three were taken into custody after a marijuana hydroponics farm was found by police in a building located on the 17100 block of Figueroa Street in Gardena. Rothwell, Dearth, and Nichols were each charged with “marijuana cultivation, possession of marijuana for sale and theft of electricity” according to the story. The police recovered over 300 marijuana plants and 15 pounds of marijuana ready for sale.
Drug charges like the ones about can lead to serious penalties if a person is found guilty. These types of drug charges will be felonies due to the volume of drugs found and the intent to sell the drugs. A conviction can be punishable by up to 3 years in state prison.
If you or a loved one is facing drug-related charges, it is important that you contact an experienced attorney. At Wallin & Klarich, our attorneys have over 30 years of experience in handling all types of drug cases, including marijuana cultivation cases. Having an aggressive and experienced Los Angeles marijuana possession for sale attorney can make a difference in your case. We will defend your rights and fight to get the best possible result in your case. Call us at (888) 280-6839 or visit us on our website at www.wklaw.com. We will be there when you call.