No pleas yet in Westbank pot case
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. A father, his daughter and another individual living in a Westbank Road house where authorities said they found a secret marijuana grow room with 73 plants appeared in court last week but had their hearings continued.Steven Jundt, 47, Hana Jundt, 20, and Adam Pratt, 20, appeared Thursday. The hearings were continued until April 12. Julia Jundt, 49, is next scheduled to appear March 8.When a man renting the home between Glenwood Springs and Carbondale to the Jundts noticed a basement room that had been drywalled over, he kicked it down and discovered the grow room. He described it as a complex operation with its own specialized duct work. It could only be accessed by a ladder leading through a hidden hatch to a closet in the room above. The landlord called authorities, who investigated and arrested Julia Jundt on Nov. 30 last year. A warrant was then issued for Steven Jundt, Hana Jundt and Adam Pratt. Steven was arrested approximately a week later by the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office for an outstanding warrant, the sheriff’s office said.Authorities also said they found psilocybin mushrooms. The following weekend Hana and Pratt turned themselves in at the Pitkin County Jail in Aspen.Authorities said they found a handwritten letter to Hana with instructions on how to care for the crop. In Pratt’s second-floor room, they said they found drug paraphernalia, lighting set-ups and a sheet of paper with the word “hash” written on it with various prices and amounts.Julia faces charges of possession with the intent to distribute marijuana, conspiracy to manufacture marijuana and cultivation of marijuana. Steven was charged with unlawful possession with the intent to distribute marijuana. Pratt was charged with conspiracy to cultivate marijuana. Hana was charged with possession of a controlled substance and conspiracy to cultivate marijuana.Contact Pete Fowler: 945-8515, ext. 16611 firstname.lastname@example.orgPost Independent, Glenwood Springs Colorado CO
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