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Sheriff: Man arrested for growing marijuana at a home with a minor


ALBANY, N.Y. – The Albany County Sheriff's Office says they arrested a man for growing 47 marijuana plants in his home where his teenage daughter lives.

According to authorities, Randall Travis III, 49, was tending to 47 marijuana plants at his Holmes Court home in Albany.  Travis was growing the marijuana in the basement of his home.  His 16-year-old daughter also lives in the Albany home.

Investigators executed a search warrant recently and also found grow lights, drying racks, grinders and packaging materials along with more than a quarter pound of packaged marijuana.

Travis has been charged with Criminal Possession of Marijuana in the First Degree, a felony. He also faces misdemeanors Unlawful Growing Cannabis and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

He was arraigned in the Town of Colonie Court and was released under the supervision of Probation.

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