Police in a suburb of Houston have busted two marijuana growing operations they estimated had a street value of more than $1 million.
Agents with the Fort Bend County Narcotics Task Force arrested 35-year-old Joseph Milton Rowland on Thursday.
The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office says agents began an investigation after noticing suspicious activity in the neighborhood.
When the agents entered the two homes with a search warrant they found what they described as a sophisticated pot-growing operation.
Agents seized 234 plants, indoor lighting, scales, water pumps, fans, power inverters and equipment used for the packaging and sale of pot.