Father, son arrested in alleged pot distribution network

Stafford, Conn. (WTNH) – State police made three arrests and seized hundreds of pot plants in what investigators say was a multi-town marijuana distribution network run by a father-son team.

57-year-old Robert Seagraves, his 36-year-old son Frederick, and 33-year-old Sarah Craddock were all arrested on numerous drug charges Wednesday afternoon. Authorities executed search warrants simultaneously at their two residences, 72 Gilbert Road in Stafford and 95 George Wood Road in Somers.

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Hundreds of marijuana plants found in Stafford home. (State Police Photo)

State police say they found an indoor grow operation at the Gilbert Road address where Frederick Seagraves and Craddock resided, complete with 508 marijuana plants in various stages of growth, grow lights, timers, and fans. They also seized 10 pounds of marijuana packaged for sale, $1,500 in cash, and five ATVs. Police say three children were also living at the Gilbert Road home, and the state Department of Children and Families has placed them in the care of a relative.

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Authorities seized various tools for growing marijuana, including grow lights, timers, and fans. (State Police Photo)

During the search warrant on Robert Seagraves’ George Wood Road home, state police say they seized one ounce of cocaine and two pounds of processed marijuana.

Members of the Statewide Narcotics Task Force, agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration, members of the East Central Narcotics Unit, and state troopers from Troop C – Tolland took part in the investigation.

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