State Police Arrest Two in Connection with a Marijuana Grow Operation in Agawam
The warrants resulted in the seizure of 103 high-grade marijuana plants, 44 grow lights, and two 50 Kilowatt generators. Additionally, the following items were seized for forfeiture as the proceeds of the sale of controlled substances: a 2006 Corvette, 2004 Ford Explorer, 2002 Indian Chief Motorcycle, Yamaha 660 Quad, 20 foot Stingray boat, and two Arctic Cat snowmobiles.
As a result of the investigation, two individuals were arrested in connection with the grow operation. 46-year-old Mark Danalis of 96 Edmund Street, East Longmeadow was arrested at 1779 Main Street, Agawam and charged with Manufacture/Distribution/Cultivation of a Class D Substance, Possession with Intent to Distribute a Class D Substance, and Conspiracy to Violate the Drug Laws. 55-year-old Bryan Clarke of 32 Fuller Road, Goshen was arrested at his residence and charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute a Class D Substance, Unlicensed Possession of a Handgun, and 11 counts of Improper Storage of Weapons.
Mark Danalis was transported to the Agawam Police Department where he was booked and is being held on $20,000 bail. Danalis will be arraigned Monday in Westfield District Court. Bryan Clarke was transported to the Northampton Police Department where he was booked and is being held on $5,000 bail. Clarke will be arraigned Monday in Northampton District Court.
No further information is available at this time. Please do not call the barracks directly.