Plainfield Police Help Nab Alleged Father/Son Pot-Growers
Larry and Matthew Stokes of Bolingbrook were arrested after police found 33 cannabis plants and more than 1,000 grams of loose cannabis, officials said.
Larry Stokes, 61, and son Matthew Stokes, 32, were arrested Dec. 14 at their home in the 800 block of Aberdeen Court after authorities searched the house and discovered 33 cannabis plants and 1,048 grams of loose cannabis, according to police.
Also assisting in the search were members of the Bolingbrook Police Department, Will County Cooperative Police Assistance Team and the Joliet Metropolitan Area Narcotics Squad.
Bond for both father and son was set at $50,000, meaning each would have to post $5,000 to be released. Both were being held Monday at the Will County jail.
The men were charged with manufacture/delivery of 30-500 grams of cannabis, possession of 30-500 grams of cannabis, producing 20-50 cannabis plants and producing more than five cannabis plants, according to Will County records. They were due in court Monday afternoon.