A building that was used to grow pot caught fire and the fumes from marijuana permeated the Bronx neighborhood where it was located. The building superintendent, 65-year-old Alberto Martinez, was arrested for possession of marijuana in large quantities. People living in the neighborhood was treated to the smell of fresh pot burning.
A secret marijuana grow house in a New York City building was discovered after the building caught fire and the stench of pot could be smelled down the street.
The Bronx building’s superintendent, 65-year-old Alberto Martinez, was arrested and charged with criminal possession of marijuana, the New York Daily News reported.
Martinez allegedly turned the basement of the building on Chatterton Avenue into a grow house.
Firefighters were called to the building due to an apartment fire and discovered copious amounts of…