Westchester mom pleads not guilty to growing pot - Houston weather, traffic, news | FOX 26 | MyFoxHouston

Westchester mom pleads not guilty to growing pot

Posted: Updated:
Photo: DEA Photo: DEA
  • Westchester mom pleads not guilty to growing potMore>>

  • Suburban mom in marijuana case released

    Suburban mom in marijuana case released

    Monday, July 1 2013 6:30 PM EDT2013-07-01 22:30:27 GMT
    Andrea Sanderlin, a suburban New York mom charged with growing thousands of marijuana plants, was released on $500,000 bond. She pleaded not guilty last week.
    Andrea Sanderlin, a suburban New York mom charged with growing thousands of marijuana plants, was released on $500,000 bond. She pleaded not guilty last week.
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

A mother of two from Scarsdale, N.Y., has been arraigned on charges she grew nearly 3,000 thousand marijuana plants worth $3 million in the drug trade.

Andrea Sanderlin, 45, entered a plea of not guilty Friday in Brooklyn federal court.

The story reads like a real-life version of the Showtime series "Weeds." It chronicled a California woman's decision to grow pot to support her family.

But prosecutors say Sanderlin's business was reality, not fiction.

Sanderlin's attorney didn't immediately comment. Sanderlin was held over for a bail hearing.

The Drug Enforcement Agency reportedly found more than 3,000 marijuana plants in the warehouse.

The complaint was filed May 20 by DEA Special Agent David Lee.

Lee says law enforcement agents entered the warehouse using a search warrant to find two rooms designed to grow marijuana. He says each room had state of the art lighting, irrigation and ventilation systems.

  • New York State NewsNew York State NewsMore>>

  • Fort Drum soldier fatally wounded in Afghanistan

    Fort Drum soldier fatally wounded in Afghanistan

    Thursday, April 17 2014 3:12 PM EDT2014-04-17 19:12:36 GMT
    U.S. Army photoU.S. Army photo
    A soldier from Fort Drum in northern New York has died from wounds suffered in combat in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced. Spc. Kerry M. G. Danyluk, 27, of Cuero, Texas, was wounded during a firefight with insurgents in Pul-e-Alam, Logar province on April 12, 2014, the Pentagon said. The military flew him to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany, where he died three days later.
    A soldier from Fort Drum in northern New York has died from wounds suffered in combat in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced. Spc. Kerry M. G. Danyluk, 27, of Cuero, Texas, was wounded during a firefight with insurgents in Pul-e-Alam, Logar province on April 12, 2014, the Pentagon said. The military flew him to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany, where he died three days later.
  • Harlem politician Basil Paterson dead

    Harlem politician Basil Paterson dead

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:41 AM EDT2014-04-17 12:41:03 GMT
    Basil Paterson, the father of former New York Governor David Paterson, died Wednesday night at the age of 87. The trailblazing Democratic politician from Harlem served in the state Senate, as deputy mayor of New York City, as secretary of state of New York and was appointed by the New York Senate as a commissioner of the Port Authority of NY and NJ. In 1970, he ran for lieutenant governor, the second black nominee of a major party for statewide office in New York.
    Basil Paterson, the father of former New York Governor David Paterson, died Wednesday night at the age of 87. The trailblazing Democratic politician from Harlem served in the state Senate, as deputy mayor of New York City, as secretary of state of New York and was appointed by the New York Senate as a commissioner of the Port Authority of NY and NJ. In 1970, he ran for lieutenant governor, the second black nominee of a major party for statewide office in New York.
  • Pizza man attacked, shoots would-be robber

    Pizza man attacked, shoots would-be robber

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:34 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:34:37 GMT
    New York State NewsNew York State News
    This guy packs more than pepperoni. Police say a masked robber is in the hospital after a pizza delivery man shot at a gang of would-be thieves. Police tell local media outlets that the delivery man brought a pizza to a house around 10:30 p.m. Monday and was met in the front hallway by a man wearing a mask and hoodie.
    This guy packs more than pepperoni. Police say a masked robber is in the hospital after a pizza delivery man shot at a gang of would-be thieves. Police tell local media outlets that the delivery man brought a pizza to a house around 10:30 p.m. Monday and was met in the front hallway by a man wearing a mask and hoodie.
Powered by WorldNow

KRIV FOX 26
4261 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX 77027

Phone: (713) 479-2801
Fax: (713) 479-2859

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices