The operators of a family-owned Millbury plumbing business have been convicted of using the company as a front for large-scale marijuana cultivation and distribution, according to federal authorities.
Following a five-day trial, a federal jury on Wednesday convicted Thomas Laverty, 39, of Clinton, and Charles Laverty, 63, of Millbury, of conspiring to cultivate more than 100 marijuana plants, conspiracy to launder money and cultivating marijuana and possessing marijuana with intent to distribute, according to a press release from U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling’s office.
Earlier this month, Andrea Laverty, 63, of Millbury, pleaded guilty to conspiring to cultivate marijuana and conspiring to launder money. Her sentencing is scheduled for April 9.
Read the rest of this story on BostonHerald.com.