Indoor marijuana farm leads to two arrests |

Indoor marijuana farm leads to two arrests

Mary Thompson

Two South Lake Tahoe men were arrested Tuesday on marijuana charges.

Paul Donald Maggy, 27, was arrested after law enforcement officials found 98 marijuana plants growing in a sophisticated hydroponic system inside his home at the 1800 block of Jack Bell Ct.,

South Lake El Dorado Narcotics Enforcement Team officials reported.

“We received enough information that we were able to obtain a search warrant,” said SLEDNET task force Cmdr. Chris Elliott. “The plants weren’t real big in size but, if they were grown to fruition, each plant could produce about a pound of marijuana.”

At a pound each, the potential value of the plants could have reached $295,000, said Elliot.

SLEDNET officers also arrested Clark Nagelsdorf, 22, who showed up at Maggy’s home with 43 grams of marijuana.

Both men were booked into the El Dorado County Tahoe Jail around 2:30 p.m.

Nagelsdorf, who was released on $10,00 bail, could face felony charges for the possession of marijuana for sale.

Maggy could face felony charges for the cultivation of marijuana and the possession of marijuana for sale. He is being held on a no-bail warrant.

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