GUTTENBERG AND HOBOKEN – According to a police report, Hoboken-based plastic surgeon Richard Laskey was arrested on Nov. 9 for allegedly having a marijuana lab in his condo in Tower 1 of the Galaxy towers in Guttenberg. Police seized over 50 plants, according to the report.
According to the report, the lab setup was very high tech since it had its own ventilation system, heat lamps, and an irrigation system. The marijuana that was grown was high-grade, the report says.
Processed marijuana seized at the condo was valued at $3,800 a pound. Police also seized more than $8,000 in cash.
Laskey was charged with first degree charges of intent to distribute, possession, and maintaining a manufacturing facility. He was released on $50,000 bail and there is currently no pending court date.
The lead investigator was Joseph Kaselica who also worked with Sgt. Juan Barrera.