TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

North Side man had grow lab above day care center, police say

Daily Photo Galleries

Friday, March 15, 2013, 7:45 p.m.
 

A North Side man was arrested after Pittsburgh narcotics detectives found a grow lab in his apartment above a day care center, city police spokeswoman Diane Richard said on Friday.

Darron Nolen, 23, was arrested on drug charges after detectives executed a search warrant Wednesday on his apartment above the “A Child Shall Lead” day care center on Perrysville Avenue. Richard said Nolen does not work in the ground-floor day care center.

No children were affected by the marijuana and the smell of the growing plants did not permeate either the center or neighboring child care facility, “Mamas Little Angels Learning Center,” Richard said.

Police found three large and three small marijuana plants, six bags of marijuana seeds and two pounds of marijana inside the apartment, Richard said.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Roundup: Keurig strikes deal with Kraft on coffee brands; more
  2. Lopsided loss to Eagles shows Steelers have issues aplenty
  3. Harrison’s 5 RBIs help Pirates pound Brewers
  4. Mother Nature takes a swat at Western Pa. stink bugs
  5. Steelers notebook: Keisel always hoped to return
  6. Hero Franklin Regional security guard out of work
  7. Rossi: Time with Penguins taught Bylsma importance of stability
  8. Sandusky cover-up case unusually shrouded
  9. Records: Steelers RB Bell admitted smoking pot before traffic stop but denied being high
  10. Time on the bench gets Snider back into Pirates lineup
  11. Woman shot dead, mother wounded in Hill District shooting
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.