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Cops Bust Suspected Grow Farm In Nassau County

Two Men Were Arrested And Plants Were Seized In Old Brookville
Marijuana Plants (file / credit: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

Marijuana Plants (file/credit: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — Police in Nassau County busted an alleged marijuana farm on Friday night.

Old Brookville Police and the Nassau County Police Canine Unit responded to a suspicious persons call at the Old Brookville Nurseries on Northern Boulevard.

Canines eventually found Bryan Zembreski, 36, hiding in the woods next to four bags containing a substance that was believed to be marijuana, police said.

Anthony Donarummo, 40, was arrested after he was found hiding in heavy brush.

A further search of the area revealed an extensive grow farm that contained plants as tall as 12 to 15-ft, according to authorities.

Both men were charged with Criminal Possession of Marijuana.

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