Scarsdale "Pot Mom" Pleads Guilty to Running Multimillion-Dollar Marijuana Farm

Andrea Sanderlin said in a statement that her operation grew at least 1,000 pot plants

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    A Westchester County mother of three pleaded guilty to running a multimillion-dollar marijuana-growing operating in a Queens warehouse.

    Andrea Sanderlin of Scarsdale admitted Tuesday in Brooklyn federal court that she operated the facility between 2009 and 2013.

    In a statement, she said the operation grew at least 1,000 pot plants and that it "sold the marijuana product from the plants."

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    The 45-year-old Sanderlin is out on $500,000 bail. She faces 10 years in prison at sentencing.

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