N.J. Man Sent to Prison for Growing 17 Marijuana Plants

A Mays Landing man was sentenced to eight years in prison on Friday for growing 17 marijuana plants in the Pinelands.

When Jon Peditto was arrested in 2012, he admitted the pot plants were his and told investigators he grew them primarily for his own use but had also occasionally sold the dried product to friends to help make ends meet.

He was charged with maintaining a drug production facility, two counts of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and one count of possession of marijuana.

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