Wynantskill couple arrested for growing marijuana

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 WYNANTSKILL, N.Y. – Two people were arrested after police say they found marijuana plants in their backyard.

According to North Greenbush police, Sandra Kippert, 51 and Garth Pivoda, 50, were allegedly growing nine marijuana plants in a garden behind their house on Main Avenue in Wynantskill. 

Kippert and Pivoda were charged with violating Public Health Law. Kippert was also charged with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana.

Both Kippert and Pivoda were released and are expected back at North Greenbush Town Court on a later date.

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