Local, state and federal law enforcement agents seized vehicles belonging to Brian Bilodeau from a garage at his home on Danville Corner Road in Auburn on Tuesday morning. Later on Tuesday, Bilodeau was arrested on gun and drug charges. (Andree Kehn/Sun Journal)
A sign on the door of a locked up Euro-Motors sales office directed potential customers Wednesday to a phone number, one day after an adjoining warehouse was raided by federal agents who seized marijuana plants. (Andree Kehn/Sun Journal)
PORTLAND — An Auburn man associated with a large marijuana growing operation in the Twin Cities whose home was raided Tuesday by federal agents is now facing gun and drug charges.
Brian J. Bilodeau, 33, of 72 Danville Corner Road was arrested Tuesday and charged Wednesday. He is scheduled to appear in U.S. District Court Wednesday afternoon for an initial appearance on charges of illegal possession of a firearm in relation to drug trafficking and possession with intent to distribute marijuana.
Prosecutors were seeking to have Bilodeau held without bail pending a detention hearing.