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Pot Mom: New York Mom Accused in Major Pot Operation Released on Bail

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Tuesday, 02 Jul 2013 12:13 PM

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Andrea Sanderlin, the so-called New York pot mom accused of running a multimillion-dollar marijuana operation out of a Queens warehouse, posted $500,000 bail Monday with the help of four acquaintances.

Sanderlin, 45, of Scarsdale, N.Y., is awaiting trial on federal drug charges after being arrested in May when police raided a warehouse that was registered to her name and found $3 million worth of marijuana. When police later raided her home, they found books on how to grow marijuana and how to launder money, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

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The mother of three pleaded not guilty Friday to charges including manufacturing and possessing marijuana with the intent to distribute it, and for maintaining a facility where the drug was grown and processed, according to ABC News.

"She's entitled to the presumption of innocence and of all other constitutional protections that should be afforded to her," Sanderlin's attorney, Corey Winograd, told CNN.

Two people who claimed they are friends with the father of Sanderlin's 3-year-old daughter and two others who said they last saw her at a social gathering helped post bail. Judge Steven Gold said he was going to require Sanderlin to wear an electronic monitoring anklet and remain at the Manhattan apartment of her children's grandparents until her trial, ABC News reported.

Sanderlin's case has drawn national attention for its striking similarities to that of the fictional Nancy Botwin, the drug-dealing mom played by Mary-Louise Parker in the Showtime series "Weeds."

If convicted, Sanderlin could face a minimum of 10 years in prison and $10 million in fines.

Sanderlin's next court appearance is scheduled for July 15.

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