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Father, son accused of growing marijuana in backyard of home

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – Harris County deputy constables have arrested a father and son who were allegedly growing marijuana in their backyard. 

Brian Edward Cermak, 52, and his son, Ian Alexander Cermak, were arrested Jan. 6 after neighbors complained the men were growing marijuana plants outside their home in the 23500 block of Cranberry Trail, according to the Harris County Constable's Office.

Deputies said they saw several marijuana plants in the backyard and could smell a strong odor when they arrived at the house.

After obtaining a search warrant, authorities said they found 2.4 ounces of marijuana inside the residence along with a garden of marijuana plants.

The men were immediately handcuffed and charged with possession of marijuana, according to deputies.

Brian Cermak’s bail is set at $2,000 and Ian Cermak’s is set at $1,500.