A prominent Glens Falls environmental lawyer has been charged with a felony count of criminal possession of marijuana for allegedly growing 130 marijuana plants inside his home on Garrison Road in the town of Queensbury.
The Warren County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jack R. Lebowitz, 62, of 39 Garrison Road on Oct. 25 after a lengthy investigation.
The Warren County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Enforcement Unit located a marijuana growing operation inside the Lebowitz residence and seized 130 marijuana plants along with marijuana growing equipment, according to a police statement.
Lebowitz was charged with second-degree criminal possession of marijuana, a class D felony, and unlawfully growing marijuana, a Public Health Law misdemeanor.
Lebowitz was arraigned in Queensbury Town Court and then released after posting $5,000 bond for bail.
Lebowitz is listed as an officer and counsel for the Mockingbird Foundation, which is the charitable arm of the Vermont-based jam band Phish on Phish.net.
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