On Wednesday, September 19, 2018, at approximately 10:40 a.m., members of the Smithfield Police Detective Division arrested John B. Carsetti, age 52, of 2 Robert Street, Smithfield. Carsetti was charged with Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Deliver and Unlawful Manufacturing of Marijuana.
Smithfield Detectives received information that Carsetti was operating an illegal, outdoor marijuana grow at 2 Robert Street. Smithfield Detectives conducted an investigation, which lead to them obtaining a search warrant for the residence. Detectives seized 10 marijuana plants from the property, approximately 17.3 ounces of marijuana, digital scales, packaging materials, marijuana edibles, and other marijuana extracts.
Carsetti was taken into custody without incident. He later appeared in Kent County District Court before the Honorable Magistrate Joseph P. Ippolito, Jr., and was released on $2,000 Surety Bail with a Pre Arraignment Conference date of December 19th, 2018.