Man found with 800 marijuana plants sentenced in court

NORWICH – A Norwich man found with approximately 800 marijuana plants and multiple bags of processed marijuana was sentenced to weekends in jail and three years probation.

It was alleged on June 26, 2014 at approximately 8:56 p.m. on County Road 32 in the Town of Norwich, 33-year-old Brett J. Lorimer of Norwich was found to be in possession of multiple bags of processed marijuana weighing more than a pound.



On April 17, 2015, Lorimer appeared in court with his wife 29-year-old Lacey J. Lorimer of Norwich to plead guilty and be sentenced.

He pleaded guilty to the class D felony of criminal possession of marijuana.

Brett Lorimer said he was arrested after the New York State Police found approximately 800 plants less than a foot tall behind a trailer he owned in Norwich, where the processed marijuana was later found. According to Brett Lorimer, the trailer was his property but not his residence.


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