Domestic dispute over alleged pot plants leads to charges for Vienna man

State police were called to a domestic dispute in Vienna

Posted: Feb 20, 2019 4:22 PM
Updated: Feb 20, 2019 4:42 PM

VIENNA, N.Y. -- State police were called to a domestic dispute in Vienna – over marijuana plants.

Allegedly the girlfriend wanted them gone and called police Tuesday. 

Before troopers arrived, her boyfriend, Shad Hinman is accused of ripping the plants out of their pots and tossing them into the fireplace.

The house filled with smoke.

He's facing a number of charges, including criminal possession of a weapon – state police say there was a rifle hanging on the wall.

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